Fall Weather Pattern Arrives

Rain and 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 rains, and very high elevations could receive heavy snow. Wetting rains to the valley floors will spread south Thu and Fri into northern California,where active fires continue.
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Last Update: 639 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
Synopsis: ANZ600-171815- 639 AM 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... A cold front continues to move well offshore of the region this morning. High pressure then resides over the area through the remainder of the week. $$

Today
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt... Diminishing to 15 to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds late.
Tonight
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
Wed
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
Wed Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
Thu
NE winds 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thu Night
E winds 5 kt...becoming W after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
Fri
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Fri Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
Sat
NE winds 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
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Last Update: 639 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017
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