Active Weather Pattern in the West and into the Central U.S.

A series of weather systems will bring locally heavy rain, 1 to 3 feet of mountain snow, and strong winds up to 75 mph across the western states. Later this weekend and early next week, a strong low pressure system will spread wintry conditions and strong winds from the Plains into the Upper Midwest. Strengthening winds in the Southern Plains will increase fire weather threats. Warmer in the east.

Last Update: 920 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

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2NM S Winyah Bay Sea Buoy MR

Marine Zone Forecast

Synopsis: AMZ200-191015- 920 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018 .Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles... High pressure over the lower Mississippi Valley will slowly move east, reaching the Southeast coast late Saturday, then moving offshore Sunday. A cold front will approach from the west Monday night, moving offshore during Tuesday. $$

W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
W winds 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
Fri Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
SW winds 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Sat Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
NW winds 10 kt or less, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Sun Night
E winds 10 kt or less. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
SE winds 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft, then 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
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Last Update: 920 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018
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