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Arctic air to drop temperatures across the northern Plain and northern Rockies; will bring snow to the Intermountain West

An arctic front is forecast to plunge through the northern Plains and northern Rockies on Saturday bringing a drastic drop in temperatures across these areas with a burst of snow over much of the Intermountain Region. Arctic air will also filter into the Pacific Northwest bringing with it snow showers and subfreezing low temperatures.
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Last Update: 848 PM PST FRI NOV 28 2014

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

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM PST SATURDAY
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...


  • SynopsisA SERIES OF DISTURBANCES WILL IMPACT THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK BEGINNING WITH A COLD FRONT TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY. THIS FRONT WILL STALL SOUTH OF THE AREA THEN LIFT NORTH AS A WARM FRONT SUNDAY. A TRAILING COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED LATE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. THESE FRONTS WILL BUILD STEEP WIND DRIVEN WAVES ACROSS MUCH OF THE COASTAL WATERS.
  • Tonight S winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves SW 2 ft at 6 seconds... And W 8 ft at 12 seconds. Rain.
  • Sat N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW building to 4 ft at 8 seconds...and W 6 ft at 11 seconds. Showers.
  • Sat Night NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 7 ft at 8 seconds. Chance of showers.
  • Sun E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 10 seconds.
  • Sun Night SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves SW 5 ft at 10 seconds.
  • Mon SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves SW 6 ft at 9 seconds.
  • Tue E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves SW 6 ft at 11 seconds.
  • Wed E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves SW 6 ft at 11 seconds.



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