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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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Last Update: 707 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

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Moriches Inlet NY to Montauk Point NY out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...


  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE EXITS TO THE NORTHEAST INTO TONIGHT. ANOTHER AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS DOWN FROM SOUTHERN CANADA THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...THEN SLOWLY SLIDES TO THE EAST INTO TUESDAY. A FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST ON TUESDAY.
  • Today E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
  • Tonight SE winds around 5 kt...becoming W after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft...subsiding to 2 to 4 ft late.
  • Sat NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Sat Night N winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Sun NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Sun Night SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Mon SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Tue SW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon and evening. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers through the night.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Moriches Inlet NY to Montauk Point NY out 20 nm