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: 318 PM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

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Marine Zone Forecast

Synopsis: AMZ200-190430- 318 PM EST Mon Dec 18 2017 .Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles... High pressure will move offshore with a weak pressure gradient continuing for the next couple of days. A low pressure system will affect the waters Wednesday into Wednesday evening. High pressure will extend down from the north Thursday into Friday, shifting off the east coast by the weekend. $$

W winds 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog.
W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Tue Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of rain.
W winds 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely.
Wed Night
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. Rain.
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
Thu Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft after midnight.
E winds 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
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Last Update: 318 PM EST Mon Dec 18 2017
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