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: 250 PM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

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Synopsis: AMZ300-190730- 250 PM EST Mon Dec 18 2017 .Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina and north coastal Georgia... A stationary front will dissipate over the area tonight. Low pressure will pass north of the region late Wednesday while a cold front moves through Wednesday night. High pressure will prevail Thursday into Saturday before a cold front approaches from the west. $$

Tonight
SW winds 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas 2 ft. a slight chance of showers this evening. Patchy fog this evening, then areas of fog after midnight. Vsby 1/4 nm or less after midnight.
Tue
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Areas of dense fog in the morning. Vsby 1/4 nm or less in the morning.
Tue Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Wed
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
Wed Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
Thu
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
Thu Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft after midnight.
Fri
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Fri Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Sat
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers.
Sat Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers. mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 250 PM EST Mon Dec 18 2017
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