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Coastal low to bring gusty winds and periods of heavy rain to New England while moderate to heavy rain is expected to linger in the Pacific Northwest and northern California

A coastal low will slowly intensify before moving out of the New England area. Increasingly heavy rainfall will impact the region through Friday. In addition, winds will increase and seas will become rough as the storm gradually intensifies just off the coast. Out west, a cold front approaching the Pacific Northwest will bring moderate to heavy rain to Washington, Oregon and northern California.
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Last Update: 850 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

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

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...



  • SynopsisA HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT INCREASING BRISK NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS THIS WEEKEND. WINDS WILL DIMINISH BRIEFLY MONDAY AS A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH MOVES ACROSS THE AREA. HOWEVER WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE AGAIN ON TUESDAY AS A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE STRENGTHENS.
  • Tonight SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves SW 2 ft at 6 seconds... And W 10 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
  • Wed S winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 10 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
  • Wed Night S winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves W 11 ft at 13 seconds. Rain.
  • Thu S winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves W 10 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Thu Night SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 9 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Fri S winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves W 11 ft at 11 seconds.
  • Sat SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves W 13 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Sun NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 9 ft at 11 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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