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: 335 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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Wilmington, NC Local Forecast Office

6NM NNW School House Reef MR

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: AMZ200-180330- 335 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017 .Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles... Canadian High pressure will build over the region through Wednesday. The high will become elongated, extending southwest over the western Carolinas during the middle of the week before consolidating over the Tennessee Valley Thursday. The high shifts northeast late in the week, moving over New England Saturday and off the New England coast Sunday while continuing to spread down the East Coast. $$

Tonight
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Wed
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Wed Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A slight chance of showers.
Thu
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Thu Night
N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Fri
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Fri Night
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Sat
E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Sun
E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
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Last Update: 335 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017
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