Powerful Pacific Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather to West Coast; Two Storm Systems to Impact Central and Eastern U.S.

A powerful Pacific storm will hammer the West Coast into Friday with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Heavy rain will bring a threat of flash flooding along recent burn scars while blizzard conditions are expected in the Sierras. Meanwhile, two winter storms will bring areas of heavy snow and freezing rain followed by bitter cold into this weekend from the Plains to the Northeast.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal waters from Sandy Hook to Manasquan Inlet NJ out 20 nm (ANZ450) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from Sandy Hook to Manasquan Inlet NJ out 20 nm (ANZ450)
Issued by: National Weather Service Philadelphia, PA
Last Update: 1240 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019




This Afternoon: W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 10 seconds.

Tonight: NW winds around 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 9 seconds.

Thu: N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt early in the afternoon, then becoming E late. Seas around 3 ft early in the morning, then 2 ft or less. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 9 seconds.

Thu Night: S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft after midnight. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 10 seconds. a chance of rain early in the evening. A chance of snow in the evening. Rain in the late evening and overnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri: SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of rain in the morning.

Fri Night: NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Sat: NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft in the afternoon. A chance of rain in the afternoon.

Sat Night: SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. Rain.

Sun: S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the afternoon.

Sun Night: NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. A chance of snow in the evening. Light freezing spray likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the evening.



Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from Sandy Hook to Manasquan Inlet NJ out 20 nm (ANZ450)

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