Heavy Precipitation and Strong Winds in the West; Locally Severe Weather in the East

Several atmospheric river events will bring widespread moderate to heavy precipitation and strong winds to much of the Pacific Northwest and California through early next week. A few storms might produce locally strong to damaging wind gusts over a portion of eastern North Carolina on Friday.
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Last Update: 312 AM EDT Fri Oct 22 2021

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8NM W Passage Key Inlet FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure ridging over Florida and into the Gulf of Mexico will maintain a light east to southeast wind flow over the Gulf waters through the end of the week and into the weekend. Winds turn onshore along the coast each afternoon with a west coast sea breeze. A weak cold front will sink south through the waters over the weekend and stalls out across the southern waters on Sunday and Monday as high pressure rebuilds in north of the waters with a moderate east to southeast wind flow. Scattered to numerous showers expected in the vicinity of the stalled front over the central and southern waters. Winds and seas will be higher in the vicinity of showers and thunderstorms, otherwise no headlines are expected.

Today
Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming west around 5 knots early in the afternoon, then becoming northwest around 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Tonight
North winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Saturday
Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming north late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Northeast winds around 15 knots then becoming east in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Sunday
East winds around 15 knots then becoming northeast 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of thunderstorms.
Monday
Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming west around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Northwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
Tuesday
Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
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Last Update: 312 AM EDT Fri Oct 22 2021
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