Major Storm Arriving Into The Western U.S.

A major Pacific storm system will arrive into the Pacific Northwest and produce locally heavy rain, heavy mountain snow, gusty winds and a slew of marine hazards. This significant storm will dig down the West Coast over the weekend into the Southwestern U.S. For Saturday and Sunday, expect heavy to excessive rainfall along the California coast and widespread heavy mountain snow across the West.
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Last Update: 317 PM EST Fri Dec 9 2022

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: AMZ200-100915- 317 PM EST Fri Dec 9 2022 .Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles... A cold front has shifted south of the region, and high pressure will build southward on the lee side of the Appalachians through early next week. A strong low-pressure system along the Mississippi River on Wednesday will move across the Carolinas Thursday into Friday. $$

Through 7 Pm
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Tonight
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A slight chance of showers in the late evening and overnight.
Sat
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Sat Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Sun
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.
Sun Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain in the evening.
Mon
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Mon Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Tue
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Wed
E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of rain through the night. Rain likely after midnight.
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Last Update: 317 PM EST Fri Dec 9 2022
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