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

31NM S Santa Maria CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Rain Likely

    SE 15kt
    < 1ft
  • Tonight

    Heavy Rain

    SE 25kt
    < 1ft
  • Thursday

    Chance Showers

    WNW 15kt
    < 1ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Heavy Rain

    WNW 15kt
    < 1ft
  • Friday

    Heavy Rain

    S 20kt
    < 1ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    WNW 25kt
    < 1ft
  • Saturday

    Chance Showers

    NW 20kt
    < 1ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    NW 10kt
    < 1ft
  • Sunday

    Heavy Rain

    S 20kt
    < 1ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 5:23 am PST Jan 18, 2017
Forecast Valid: 7am 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 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Rain likely, mainly after 4pm. WNW swell 7 ft at 0 seconds. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Tonight
SE wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Rain likely before 10pm, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 4am, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms after 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. WNW swell 7 ft at 0 seconds. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Thursday
WNW wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Thursday Night
WNW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. Rain, mainly after 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Friday
S wind around 20 kt becoming WSW in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 kt. Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
WNW wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Showers likely, mainly before 4am. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Saturday
NW wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A chance of showers, mainly before 10am. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
NW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming SSE in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 kt. Rain likely. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Sunday
SE wind around 20 kt becoming S in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. W swell 9 ft. Wind waves 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: 34.45°N 120.47°W
Last Update: 5:23 am PST Jan 18, 2017
Forecast Valid: 7am PST Jan 18, 2017-6pm PST Jan 24, 2017
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