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Wet and stormy weather continues across Pacific Northwest

Most of the country will experience tranquil weather this weekend. The exception will be the Pacific Northwest and northern California where a series of storm systems will bring rain, strong winds and thunderstorms through Saturday.
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Last Update: 130 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

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Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point MD to Smith Point VA

Marine Zone Forecast

FORECASTS OF WAVE HEIGHTS DO NOT INCLUDE EFFECTS OF WIND DIRECTION RELATIVE TO TIDAL CURRENTS. EXPECT HIGHER WAVES WHEN WINDS ARE BLOWING AGAINST THE TIDAL FLOW.


  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD THROUGH SATURDAY. A REINFORCING COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE WATERS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS FOR SUNDAY NIGHT. THE HIGH WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST DURING THE EARLY AND MIDDLE PORTIONS OF NEXT WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED FOR THE WATERS SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT...AND POSSIBLY AGAIN FOR TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.
  • Overnight NW winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sat SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
  • Sat Night W winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
  • Sun NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
  • Sun Night NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 3 ft.
  • Mon W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Mon Night SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
  • Tue SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
  • Wed SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers through the night.



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Zone Area Forecast for Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point MD to Smith Point VA
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