Winter Storm To Impact The Mid Atlantic and Northeast, Inclement Weather Pattern Continues Over The Western U.S.

A low pressure system will bring a wintry mix of snow, sleet, and rain to the Mid Atlantic and Northeast U.S. into Sunday. Heavy snow with accumulations of 4 to 8 inches will be possible in the New York City metro area which will lead to hazardous travel conditions. Across the western U.S., a series of storm systems will bring heavy snow and strong winds to the Rockies and the Cascades.
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Last Update: 828 AM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

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Marine Zone Forecast

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON

Synopsis: An approaching front will bring increasing west to northwest winds and wind driven seas to the area today. Then on Sunday, strong low pressure will move by to the north causing northwest winds to increase to near gale force and seas to become very steep and hazardous. Winds will gradually diminish Monday but very steep seas will continue through at least Monday evening. Winds and seas will be relatively light Tuesday into Wednesday.

Today
SW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 6 to 9 ft in the afternoon. Mixed swell NW 6 ft at 9 seconds and NW 4 ft at 15 seconds...shifting to the W 7 to 8 ft at 9 seconds in the afternoon. Rain likely.
Tonight
W wind 15 to 20 kt...becoming 15 to 25 kt early in the morning. Wind waves 10 to 13 ft. NW swell 5 ft at 14 seconds. Rain likely in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
Sun
NW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 13 to 16 ft. NW swell 5 ft at 14 seconds in the morning... Becoming less than 2 ft. Showers likely.
Sun Night
NW wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 17 to 20 ft. Swell less than 2 ft. Showers and snow showers likely.
Mon
NW wind 15 to 20 kt...veering to N 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 16 to 18 ft...subsiding to 10 to 11 ft in the afternoon. Swell less than 2 ft... Becoming NW 11 to 12 ft in the afternoon. Chance of showers through the day.
Mon Night
N wind 10 kt...veering to NE after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 10 to 11 ft...subsiding to 7 to 8 ft and NW 2 ft after midnight.
Tue
E wind 5 kt...backing to N in the evening, then...veering to NE after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 ft... Subsiding to 4 ft and NW 4 ft.
Wed
NE wind 10 kt...backing to N. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft.
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Last Update: 828 AM PST Sat Feb 17 2018
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