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Snow Will Continue Across the Plains and Mountains of the Northwest

Two cold fronts will continue to bring snow to the northern Plains and portions of the Rocky Mountain states and the interior Northwest Saturday. Heavy rain is possible across the central Gulf Coast as one front draws moisture off the Gulf of Mexico. Strong thunderstorms are also possible along the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast.
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Last Update: 854 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

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Coastal waters from Cape Mendocino to Pt. Arena CA out 10 nm

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisA RELAXED PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL MAINTAIN GENTLE TO MODERATE WINDS AND SEAS TODAY. COASTAL EDDIES WILL BRING SOUTHERLY WINDS TO THE IMMEDIATE COAST WITH OTHERWISE NORTHERLY FLOW FARTHER OFFSHORE. THEN...NORTHERLY CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE EARLY NEXT WEEK AS BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE STRENGTHENS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT.
  • Today S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 7 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Tonight E winds up to 5 kt. Waves NW 7 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Sun N winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 4 ft at 5 seconds...and NW 7 ft at 15 seconds.
  • Sun Night N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 7 seconds... And NW 6 ft at 15 seconds.
  • Mon N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Tue NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 9 seconds.
  • Wed NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 4 ft at 12 seconds.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Cape Mendocino to Pt. Arena CA out 10 nm
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