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: 716 PM EST Fri Mar 5 2021

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6NM WNW Portsmouth RI

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST SATURDAY...

Synopsis: ANZ200-061300- 716 PM EST Fri Mar 5 2021 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Northwesterly gusts begin to come down after sunset and will settle around 20 kts for tomorrow. Light freezing spray will be possible through about mid-morning across portions of the coastal waters especially off the eastern coast of MA. High pressure builds over the waters this weekend and maintains dry weather through the first half of next week. For additional information on possible hazardous weather for the week ahead, please visit www.weather.gov/boston/ehwo. $$

Tonight
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Sat
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Sat Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Waves 1 foot or less.
Sun
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
Sun Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
Mon And Mon Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Tue Through Wed Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
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Last Update: 716 PM EST Fri Mar 5 2021
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