Unsettled Across the West; Increasingly Rainy with a Few Storms in the South

A frontal system will bring heavy precipitation, including mountain snowfall to much of the Pacific Northwest, northern California, and portions of the Rockies through Tuesday. Elsewhere, wet weather will return to much of the South with locally heavy rainfall; a few strong to severe thunderstorms will also be possible in this region by Tuesday.
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2NM NNE Monterey CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Sunny

    Winds IncreasingWSW 10kt
    3-4ft
  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Light Wind
    3-4ft
  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    WSW 11kt
    4-5ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    SSW 7kt
    5ft
  • Wednesday

    Chance Rain

    NNW 11kt
    5-6ft
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    N 11kt
    5-6ft
  • Thursday

    Sunny

    NNE 6kt
    4ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NNW 6kt
    4ft
  • Friday

    Sunny

    E 7ktWinds Decreasing
    3ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:14 am PST Dec 18, 2017
Forecast Valid: 9am PST Dec 18, 2017-6pm PST Dec 24, 2017

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ500-182315- 845 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... An area of high pressure west of the Bay Area will weaken tonight into Tuesday which will result in decreasing winds. The winds will become light southwest Tuesday ahead of a frontal system. Post frontal northwest winds will increase Wednesday and Thursday. $$

Today
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WSW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Tonight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear. WNW swell 4 ft at 11 seconds building to at 15 seconds . Wind waves around 1 ft.
Tuesday
S wind 5 to 11 kt becoming W in the morning. Mostly sunny. WNW swell 5 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Tuesday Night
SSW wind around 7 kt. A chance of rain after 4am. WNW swell 5 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Wednesday
W wind 5 to 11 kt becoming NNW in the morning. A chance of rain before 10am. WNW swell 5 ft. Wind waves 1 ft building to 4 ft.
Wednesday Night
N wind 8 to 11 kt. Partly cloudy. WNW swell 5 to 6 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Thursday
NNE wind around 6 kt. Sunny. WNW swell 4 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
NNW wind around 6 kt becoming NE in the evening. Mostly clear. WNW swell 4 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Friday
E wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the morning. Sunny. WNW swell 3 ft. Wind waves around 1 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: 36.63°N 121.89°W
Last Update: 2:14 am PST Dec 18, 2017
Forecast Valid: 9am PST Dec 18, 2017-6pm PST Dec 24, 2017
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