Series of Storm Systems To Impact The West Coast This Week
A series of Pacific weather systems will bring several rounds of precipitation and wind to the western U.S. this week. Several inches of rain could fall in portions of WA, OR and CA, especially in the coastal ranges and foothills. Snow is forecast in the higher mountains. In addition, winds will be strong, especially in mountainous areas, which could pose a hazard to high-profile vehicles.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
Small Craft Advisory
High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.
Last Update: 9:48 am EDT Oct 28, 2016
Forecast Valid: 10am EDT Oct 28, 2016-6pm EDT Nov 3, 2016
THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF OCTOBER 27...
17 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY. 16 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS. 12 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST. 10 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY. 12 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON. 8 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA. 7 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO. 6 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.
GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
- 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.
- 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.