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Cold Front Crossing the Central U.S.

A cold front over the Northern Rockies will move eastward to the Upper Mississippi Valley/Central Plains by Monday. Rain will develop along the boundary over the Upper Midwest and move into the Upper Great Lakes by Monday. Some of the thunderstorms could become severe in portions of Texas through Monday.
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Last Update: 117 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

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Rhode Island Sound

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisHIGH PRES WILL DOMINATE THE WATERS THROUGH MON. THIS HIGH WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST TUE...AS LOW PRES AND ITS ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT APPROACH FROM THE W. THIS COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS WED.

    FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE HAZARDOUS OUTLOOKS LINK AT THE TOP OF THE BLUE BAR ON THE LEFT.
  • Rest Of Tonight NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sun NE winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sun Night E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Mon E winds around 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Mon Night SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Tue S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Tue Night SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.
  • Wed NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain.
  • Wed Night NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Thu NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Thu Night NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

    seas are reported as significant wave height...which is the average of the highest third of the waves. individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.




SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

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