Very Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Powerful Winds in the Northeast

A powerful weather system combined with a lack of ice on the Great Lakes will produce significant amounts of snow, up to 3 to 4 feet in places, and blizzard conditions. Travel may be difficult to impossible. Cold air behind this front will bring below normal temperatures to the eastern third of the U.S., including potential for freezing overnight temperatures in Florida.
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Last Update: 833 AM PST Thu Feb 27 2020

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9NM W North Bend OR

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

Synopsis: Moderate north winds and west swell will generate steep seas through tonight. The strongest winds heaviest seas will occur between Cape Blanco and Gold Beach from 5 to 30 NM offshore. Conditions will improve briefly Friday, then a cold front will move onshore Friday night. High and steep seas will likely develop early Saturday morning and persist through the weekend. There will be another brief period of lower winds and seas Monday.

Today
N wind 5 to 15 kt...rising to 15 to 20 kt late afternoon. Cape arago southward, N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 9 to 10 ft at 14 seconds.
Tonight
N wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 8 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.
Fri
N wind 5 to 15 kt...backing to SW in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 ft in the morning...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 8 ft at 12 seconds.
Fri Night
W wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less... Becoming 4 ft after midnight. W swell 7 to 8 ft. Rain likely.
Sat
NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 10 to 13 ft. Showers likely through the day. Slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
Sat Night
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 10 to 11 ft. Chance of showers.
Sun
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 9 to 10 ft.
Mon
S wind 5 kt...veering to W. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 ft.
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Last Update: 833 AM PST Thu Feb 27 2020
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