Cool and Dry in the East; Turning Stormy in the Northwest

Much cooler temperatures behind a cold front will bring a feeling of fall to the East Coast today. In addition, an active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rain and high elevation snow. Northern California will benefit from rainfall this week that will aid firefighters given the recent large wildfires.
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2NM NNE Monterey CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Partly Sunny

    SW 13kt
    4ft
  • Tonight

    Mostly Cloudy

    SW 13ktWinds Decreasing
    4ft
  • Wednesday

    Partly Sunny

    W 9kt
    4ft
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    W 9kt
    4ft
  • Thursday

    Partly Sunny

    W 10kt
    4ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    WSW 8ktWinds Decreasing
    Waves Building8ft
  • Friday

    Slight Chc Rain

    NW 7kt
    Waves Building13ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 13kt
    13ft
  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Light Wind
    10-12ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:31 am PDT Oct 17, 2017
Forecast Valid: 11am PDT Oct 17, 2017-6pm PDT Oct 23, 2017

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ500-172230- 825 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... A system is currently moving to the northeast towards the coastal waters that has lightning associated with it. This will bring a chance of thunderstorms to the southern waters late this morning and into this evening. A trough and cold front will move across the coastal waters from the Gulf of Alaska late Thursday. The cold front will be accompanied by light rain. A moderate to long period mixed northwesterly and southerly swell is expected this afternoon and tonight. A very large northwesterly swell train, the largest of the season to date, will then arrive over the waters Thursday night lasting through the period. This large swell will create hazardous conditions. $$

Today
W wind 7 to 13 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Mixed swell...E 3 ft at 13 seconds and SSW 2 ft at 18 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Tonight
SW wind 8 to 13 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...E 3 ft at 12 seconds and SSW 2 ft at 17 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Wednesday
W wind 5 to 9 kt. Partly sunny. Mixed swell...E 3 ft at 11 seconds and SSW 2 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Wednesday Night
W wind 7 to 9 kt. Partly cloudy. Mixed swell...E 3 ft and SSW 2 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Thursday
W wind 8 to 10 kt. Partly sunny. Mixed swell...E 3 ft and SSW 2 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
WSW wind 5 to 8 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. A chance of rain after 11pm. Mixed swell...E 8 ft and SSW 1 to 2 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Friday
SW wind 5 to 7 kt becoming NW in the morning. A slight chance of rain. Mixed swell...E 13 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Friday Night
NW wind 5 to 13 kt. Partly cloudy. Mixed swell...E 13 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Saturday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...E 10 to 12 ft and SSW 1 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: 3:31 am PDT Oct 17, 2017
Forecast Valid: 11am PDT Oct 17, 2017-6pm PDT Oct 23, 2017
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