Unsettled in the South; Pacific Storm on the West Coast

Showers and a few strong to severe thunderstorms associated with a system in southeastern Texas. A strong and cold Pacific storm will produce heavy rain and heavy mountain snow, and strong, gusty winds for parts of the West coast. Gusty winds ahead of this system may produce critical fire weather threats in the North and Central Plains this weekend. Lake effect snows persist in the Northeast.
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Last Update: 233 PM PST Fri Mar 5 2021

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
Synopsis: Weak high pressure develops over the area tonight and Saturday. Another frontal system is expected to move through the waters Saturday night. Unsettled weather continues into early next week, as low pressure well offshore drops southeastward towards California.

Tonight
SW wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves SW 2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 12 ft at 14 seconds. Secondary swell S 7 ft at 10 seconds. Chance of showers.
Sat
S wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, rising to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves S 4 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 11 ft at 12 seconds. Rain likely in the afternoon.
Sat Night
S wind 20 to 25 kt, easing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts to 30 kt, becoming 25 kt early in the morning. wind waves S 6 ft at 7 seconds. W swell 6 ft at 13 seconds. rain.
Sun
S wind 15 to 20 kt, rising to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves S 4 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 12 ft at 13 seconds. Rain likely.
Sun Night
S wind 10 to 15 kt. Gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves S 2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 18 ft at 17 seconds. Chance of rain.
Mon
SE wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 16 ft. Chance of rain.
Mon Night
SE wind 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 11 ft. Chance of rain.
Tue
NE wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 9 ft.
Wed
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 6 ft.
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Last Update: 233 PM PST Fri Mar 5 2021
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