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Heavy rain likely for portions of the Southeast on Friday

An area of low pressure in the northern Gulf of Mexico will bring several inches of rain to portions of the Southeast on Friday. Rain will be moderate to occasionally heavy at times and will make travel conditions difficult. Hardest hit areas are expected to be southern Alabama, southern Georgia and northern Florida where rainfall totals will range from 2 to 4 inches with locally higher amounts.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 300 AM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisMODERATE WINDS AND SEAS WILL PREVAIL TODAY AND SATURDAY. A WESTERLY SWELL FROM A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IN THE GULF OF ALASKA WILL BUILD INTO THE WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT...PEAK SUNDAY...THEN SLOWLY SUBSIDE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.
  • Today N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 3 ft at 6 seconds...and NW 7 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Tonight SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 3 ft at 6 seconds... And W 6 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Sat SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 7 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of rain.
  • Sat Night N winds up to 5 kt. Waves NW 9 ft at 15 seconds.
  • Sun N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 15 ft at 16 seconds.
  • Mon S winds up to 5 kt. Waves W 11 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Tue SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 10 ft at 13 seconds.



Additional Forecasts and Information

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