Unsettled Weather Continues in the Northwest; Tracking a Storm from the Plains to Northeast

Unsettled weather will persist across the western U.S. this week with heavy coastal rain and mountain snow for the Pacific Northwest. A storm will develop over the Central Plains and track to the Northeast through this weekend bringing a wintry mix over portions of the Plains and Midwest, heavy rain over the northern Gulf Coast and a potential for heavy snow in the Northeast this weekend.
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19NM W San Francisco CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Mostly Cloudy

    NNW 7kt
    10ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    Winds IncreasingNW 8kt
    9-10ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NNW 8ktWinds Decreasing
    6-7ft
  • Thursday

    Increasing Clouds

    Light Wind
    5-6ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    NW 11kt
    5-6ft
  • Friday

    Partly Sunny

    NW 12kt
    7-9ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    Light Wind
    9-10ft
  • Saturday

    Chance Rain

    S 6kt
    8-9ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    S 12kt
    8ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:02 pm PST Jan 21, 2020
Forecast Valid: 10pm PST Jan 21, 2020-6pm PST Jan 28, 2020

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ500-221715- 856 PM PST Tue Jan 21 2020 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Moderate to locally gusty southerly winds will persist ahead of a cold front that will continue to move through the region tonight. Winds will generally be light in wake of the frontal passage. A longer period northwest swell will peak midweek generating hazardous seas conditions for smaller vessels. Another long period northwest swell will then arrive later this week. $$

Tonight
NNW wind around 7 kt. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...WNW 10 ft at 15 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Wednesday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming NW 5 to 8 kt in the morning. Sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 9 to 10 ft at 13 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Wednesday Night
NNW wind 5 to 8 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...WNW 6 to 7 ft at 12 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 15 seconds becoming WSW. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Thursday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Increasing clouds. Mixed swell...WNW 5 to 6 ft and SW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
NW wind around 11 kt. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...W 5 ft and W 2 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Friday
NW wind 8 to 12 kt. Partly sunny. Mixed swell...W 6 ft and W 6 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Friday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of rain after 10pm. Mixed swell...W 9 ft and ...becoming W 9 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Saturday
S wind around 6 kt. A chance of rain. Mixed swell...W 8 to 9 ft and WSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Saturday Night
S wind 7 to 12 kt. Rain likely. Mixed swell...W 8 ft and WSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.

.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST..... IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Seas 4 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds. ACROSS THE BAR...Seas 5 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 1.6 kt at 02:13 AM Wednesday and 3.4 kt at 02:13 PM Wednesday.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 37.8°N 122.82°W
Last Update: 3:02 pm PST Jan 21, 2020
Forecast Valid: 10pm PST Jan 21, 2020-6pm PST Jan 28, 2020
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