Cool and Dry in the East; Turning Stormy in the Northwest

Much cooler temperatures behind a cold front will bring a feeling of fall to the East Coast today. In addition, an active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rain and high elevation snow. Northern California will benefit from rainfall this week that will aid firefighters given the recent large wildfires.
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Last Update: 355 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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10NM E Currituck Beach Light MR

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
Synopsis: ANZ600-180330- 355 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017 .Synopsis for Fenwick Island DE to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles Including Virginia Portion of the Chesapeake Bay Currituck Sound and Portions of the James, York, and Rappahannock rivers... High pressure remains over the Mid Atlantic region through the remainder of the week in to the coming weekend with light winds and benign seas. $$

Through 7 Pm
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
Tonight
NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds after midnight.
Wed
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
Wed Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... Subsiding to 2 to 3 ft late...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
Thu
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Thu Night
NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Fri
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Fri Night
N winds 5 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
Sat
NE winds 5 kt. Seas around 3 ft... Subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
Sat Night
E winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Sun
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
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Last Update: 355 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017
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