Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks to come as rainfall from Florence makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek; severe thunderstorms are also possible in this region.
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Last Update: 244 AM PDT Thu Sep 20 2018

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10NM WSW Santa Cruz CA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ500-201700- 244 AM PDT Thu Sep 20 2018 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Interaction between high pressure over the eastern Pacific and a thermal trough over inland California will maintain gusty northwesterly winds through today. Winds will subside into Friday as the high weakens and the thermal trough shifts towards the coast. $$

Today
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 11 seconds.
Tonight
NW winds 10 to 20 kt...becoming 10 kt after midnight. wind waves 3 to 4 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Fri
NW winds 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft in the afternoon. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Fri Night
W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.
Sat
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.
Sun
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.
Mon
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.
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Last Update: 244 AM PDT Thu Sep 20 2018
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