Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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Last Update: 309 AM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

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66NM SSW Point Arena CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: GREATER FARALLONES...AND CORDELL BANK NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARIES...

GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. ADDITIONALLY... STEEP FRESH SWELL FROM THESE WINDS WILL GENERATE HAZARDOUS SEAS. THE GUSTY WINDS AND FRESH SEAS GRADUALLY SUBSIDE EARLY NEXT WEEK. MEANWHILE... A BUILDING SOUTHERLY SWELL IS ANTICIPATED TO ARRIVE EARLY NEXT WEEK.

Today
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to 12 ft at 9 seconds.
Tonight
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to 12 ft at 9 seconds.
Sun
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to 11 ft at 9 seconds.
Sun Night
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Memorial Day
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 8 seconds and S 3 ft at 18 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Tue
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 5 to 7 ft and S 3 to 4 ft.
Wed
NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft and S 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog.
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Last Update: 309 AM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016
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