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Unsettled weather moving into the western and central U.S.

Increasing moisture and colder air will filter into the Pacific Northwest Friday and into Saturday. Expect rain to start near the coast and then begin to spread steadily to the south and east into the interior mountains as snow Friday into Saturday. Enough moisture will be pushed eastward to also see snow in the central and southern Rockies and adjacent Plains Friday.
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Last Update: 225 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

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

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisAN OFFSHORE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL SHIFT WESTWARD TODAY ALLOWING THE WINDS AND SEAS TO GRADUALLY DIMINISH. WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE FRIDAY AND THIS WEEKEND AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM STRENGTHENS ACROSS THE WESTERN UNITED STATES AND INTERACTS WITH A STRENGTHENING OFFSHORE HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM.
  • Tonight NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves NW 4 ft at 6 seconds... And W 4 ft at 15 seconds. Widespread showers.
  • Fri NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 8 seconds...and W 6 ft at 15 seconds. Showers.
  • Fri Night N winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves W 7 ft at 9 seconds... And W 4 ft at 15 seconds. Showers likely.
  • Sat N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 8 ft at 10 seconds. Slight chance of tstms.
  • Sat Night N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 9 ft at 10 seconds.
  • Sun N winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 7 ft at 8 seconds.
  • Mon N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 8 ft at 8 seconds.
  • Tue N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 8 ft at 8 seconds...and NW 2 ft at 16 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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