Expanded California Fire Weather Threats; Unsettled Across the West

A storm system will impact the western third of the U.S.. Strong, gusty winds will increase Fire Weather threats across much of western and central California. Rain and mountain snows can be expected across the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rockies, with wintry conditions in the Great Basin and High Plains. Accumulating snows will also continue across the Upper Midwest to the Northeast.
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Last Update: 717 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

11NM SW Nantucket MA

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST SATURDAY THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
Synopsis: ANZ200-161300- 717 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... High pres moves offshore today. Low pres will develop off the mid Atlc coast this afternoon and track well SE of Nantucket tonight. Another low will track to the north Sat dragging a cold front across the waters. High pressure builds over the waters on Sunday into Monday. 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. $$

Tonight
NE winds around 5 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Sat
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
Sat Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Sun
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of drizzle and light snow.
Mon
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Mon Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tue
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of drizzle.
Tue Night
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of rain.
Wed
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Wed Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 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: 717 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017
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