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Wet weather continues across Pacific Northwest and New England

An active weather pattern will continue across the Pacific Northwest on Friday, where an onshore flow will usher in moisture from the Pacific Ocean, resulting in another inch or two of rain across the region. Meanwhile, the coastal storm making its way up the Northeast coast will finally begin to pull away on Friday, but heavy rain is still possible through Friday morning in parts of New England.
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Last Update: 413 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

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Rhode Island Sound

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...



  • SynopsisA GALE CENTER OVER GEORGES BANK WILL MOVE SLOWLY NE TOWARD NOVA SCOTIA TODAY. WINDS AND SEAS WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE ESPECIALLY TONIGHT. A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRES BUILDS ACROSS THE NORTHEAST WATERS SAT FOLLOWED BY A STRONG COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE SAT NIGHT. A BRISK WNW FLOW DEVELOPS SUN AND MON ACROSS NEW ENGLAND AS STRONG LOW PRES ENTERS THE CANADIAN MARITIMES.

    FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE CURRENT HAZARDS LINK ABOVE THE MAP ON THE LEFT.
  • Today NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt... Decreasing to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog this morning. Scattered showers this morning.
  • Tonight NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sat W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sat Night W winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Sun W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Sun Night NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Mon NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Mon Night W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Tue SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Tue Night SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 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.



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