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: 341 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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45NM SSE Matagorda TX

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Winds and seas will continue decreasing tonight as wind speed diminish. Winds will be veering to the east by Wednesday as high pressure moves off to the east. A long easterly fetch will set up across the Gulf of Mexico Thursday and will continue into the weekend resulting in elevated seas and tides.

Tonight
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east around 10 knots late. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Wednesday
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Wednesday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Thursday
East winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 341 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017
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