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Much needed precipitation continues across the Southwest; central and eastern U.S. prepare for more winter weather

Widespread and much-needed precipitation across the Southwest will begin to spread into the Plains through Saturday. As the moisture encounters an Arctic airmass dropping down through the north-central U.S., moderate to heavy snow is expected to develop across the Midwest Saturday and then move into portions of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Sunday.
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Last Update: 902 PM PST FRI JAN 30 2015

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Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 nm

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisHIGH PRES REMAINS OVER THE PAC NW THROUGH SAT...THEN A CHANGE IN THE WEATHER PATTERN IS EXPECTED. A SERIES OF FRONTS WILL PUSH INTO THE REGION...EACH BEING A BIT STRONGER THAN THE PREVIOUS. FIRST FRONT ARRIVES SUN...FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER ON MON. UNSETTLED WEATHER CONTINUES THROUGH NEXT WEEKEND.
  • Tonight N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 6 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Sat NE wind 5 to 10 kt. Gusts to 15 kt in the morning. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 6 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Sat Night E wind 5 kt...veering to SE after midnight. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 4 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Sun S wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 5 ft at 12 seconds. Rain.
  • Sun Night S wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 7 ft at 12 seconds. Rain likely.
  • Mon S wind 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 13 ft. Rain.
  • Mon Night W wind 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 4 ft...subsiding to 2 ft after midnight. W swell 10 ft. Chance of rain.
  • Tue SE wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 9 ft.
  • Wed SE wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. W swell 7 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 nm
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