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Wet weather continues across Pacific Northwest, tapering off in New England

A series of storm systems will bring several rounds of rain to the Pacific Northwest and northern California over the next several days. Heavy rain, high winds and thunderstorms are expected, especially along the coast. Meanwhile, rain and gusty winds will taper off across New England as the coastal low that has been affecting that area moves offshore.
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Last Update: 329 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

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Coastal waters from Cape Henlopen to Fenwick Island DE out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast




...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

  • SynopsisA COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA LATER ON SATURDAY, FOLLOWED BY STRONG NORTHWEST FLOW SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD TO OUR SOUTH SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY, WITH ITS NORTHERN EDGE NOSING NORTHWARD INTO OUR AREA. A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH ON TUESDAY AND A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH ON WEDNESDAY.
  • Tonight NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft late. Mainly in E swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
  • Sat W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly in E swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
  • Sat Night W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt... Increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Mainly in W swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
  • Sun NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly in NW swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
  • Sun Night NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Mon NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Mon Night SW winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Tue SW winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Wed W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers through the night.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Cape Henlopen to Fenwick Island DE out 20 nm
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