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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Los Angeles/Oxnard, CA Local Forecast Office

20NM WSW Santa Barbara CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Rain Likely

    SE 15kt
    4-6ft
  • Tonight

    Heavy Rain

    ESE 20kt
    6ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Thursday

    Showers Likely

    WNW 20kt
    7-8ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Thursday
    Night

    Heavy Rain

    WNW 20ktWinds Decreasing
    11ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Friday

    Heavy Rain

    WSW 20kt
    11-13ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    WNW 25kt
    Waves Building16ft
  • Saturday

    Chance Showers

    NW 20kt
    17-18ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    WNW 15kt
    13-15ft
  • Sunday

    Heavy Rain

    SE 20kt
    13ftWaves Subsiding

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 5:23 am PST Jan 18, 2017
Forecast Valid: 6am PST Jan 18, 2017-6pm PST Jan 24, 2017

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: AT 10Z...OR 2 AM PST...A 1035 MB HIGH WAS OVER WESTERN WYOMING...AND A 1023 MB HIGH WAS 350 NM SW OF POINT CONCEPTION. A COUPLE OF FRONTAL SYSTEMS WILL BRING GUSTY S WINDS TO THE WATERS WED NIGHT AND AGAIN THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI MORNING. A VERY LARGE LONG PERIOD W SWELL WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS FRI INTO SAT.

Today
SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Rain likely, mainly after 4pm. W swell 5 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
Tonight
ESE wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Rain likely, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. W swell 5 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft.
Thursday
WNW wind 10 to 20 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 4pm, then a chance of showers. W swell 7 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft.
Thursday Night
WNW wind 15 to 20 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Rain, mainly after 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. W swell 11 ft. Wind waves 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less.
Friday
S wind 15 to 20 kt becoming WSW in the morning. Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. W swell 12 ft. Wind waves around 4 ft.
Friday Night
WNW wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Showers likely, mainly before 4am. W swell 15 ft. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft.
Saturday
NW wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A chance of showers, mainly before 10am. W swell 18 ft. Wind waves around 4 ft.
Saturday Night
WNW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S in the evening. A chance of rain. W swell 13 to 14 ft. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
Sunday
SE wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. W swell 13 ft decreasing to 7 ft. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.

*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: 34.31°N 120.07°W
Last Update: 5:23 am PST Jan 18, 2017
Forecast Valid: 6am PST Jan 18, 2017-6pm PST Jan 24, 2017
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