Heavy rain, mountain snow and strong winds in the western U.S. this week

The western U.S. will experience active weather yet again this week as significant Pacific moisture brings rain and mountain snow to the region. This heavy rain will bring flood concerns to parts of WA, OR and CA. Very heavy snow is possible in the Sierra, Cascades, Great Basin and parts of the northern Rockies.
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Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    SSW 8kt
    < 1ft

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Winds IncreasingSSW 7kt
    < 1ft

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    S 6kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Slight Chc Showers

    S 9kt
    < 1ft

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Slight Chc Thunderstorms

    S 8kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Showers

    S 11kt
    < 1ft

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    S 9kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 66 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:09 pm EST Jan 17, 2017
Forecast Valid: 9pm EST Jan 17, 2017-6pm EST Jan 24, 2017

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Detailed Forecast

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE WEATHER INFORMATION. THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES. THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE WILL SETTLE IN OVER THE GULF WATERS THROUGH THE NEXT FEW DAYS. WINDS WILL REMAIN LIGHT...SHIFTING ONSHORE EACH AFTERNOON AS THE SEA BREEZE DEVELOPS. A POTENT STORM SYSTEM AND COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS FROM THE WEST FRIDAY INTO THE UPCOMING WEEKEND. THIS MAY RESULT IN PERIODS OF CAUTIONARY TO ADVISORY WINDS AND SEAS...ESPECIALLY SUNDAY INTO MONDAY AS THE FRONT IS FORECAST TO MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS. SCATTERED MARINE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO BE LIKELY WITH THE FRONT. WINDS TO SHIFT TO THE WEST AND NORTHWEST IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT EARLY NEXT WEEK.

Tonight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
S wind 5 to 8 kt becoming WSW in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SSW 5 to 7 kt in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday Night
S wind around 6 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday
S wind 7 to 9 kt. A slight chance of showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
S wind around 8 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
S wind 8 to 11 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
S wind around 9 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.

*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: 27.73°N 82.74°W
Last Update: 3:09 pm EST Jan 17, 2017
Forecast Valid: 9pm EST Jan 17, 2017-6pm EST Jan 24, 2017
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