Unsettled Across the West; Increasingly Rainy with a Few Storms in the South

A frontal system will bring heavy precipitation, including mountain snowfall to much of the Pacific Northwest, northern California, and portions of the Rockies through Tuesday. Elsewhere, wet weather will return to much of the South with locally heavy rainfall; a few strong to severe thunderstorms will also be possible in this region by Tuesday.
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Last Update: 116 PM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

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Synopsis: ANZ200-190700- 116 PM EST Mon Dec 18 2017 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... A weak wave of low pres will move across to the south of the coastal waters this afternoon. A cold front will sweep across New England and the coastal waters Tue evening followed by a period of gale force winds. High pres builds across the waters Thu, moving offshore Fri. Strong southerly winds develop Fri night into Sat ahead of a cold front. For information on possible hazardous weather beyond the 24-36 hour forecast period, please visit www.weather.gov/boston and follow the Current Hazards link above the map on the left. $$

This Afternoon
S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of light rain.
Tonight
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Tue
W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
Tue Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
Wed
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Wed Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Thu
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
Thu Night
N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
Fri
SE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Fri Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain likely. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.

Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
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Last Update: 116 PM EST Mon Dec 18 2017
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