Dangerous Fire Weather Threat Continues in Southern California; Winter Weather from the Mid-Mississippi Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

Critical fire weather conditions continue for portions of Southern California. Conditions should improve somewhat by Thursday, and at least an elevated fire weather threat is expected to continue. A storm system is expected to bring heavy rain with a river/flash flooding threat to the Southeast, and accumulating snow and ice from the Mid-Mississippi Valley to the interior Mid-Atlantic.
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9NM S Santa Cruz CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Patchy Smoke

    WNW 12kt
    3ft
  • Tonight

    Patchy Smoke

    Light Wind
    3ft
  • Thursday

    Patchy Smoke

    Winds IncreasingWNW 14kt
    4-5ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    WNW 14ktWinds Decreasing
    5ft
  • Friday

    Sunny

    Winds IncreasingWNW 14kt
    5ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    WNW 13kt
    4-5ft
  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Winds IncreasingSW 6kt
    4ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    W 6ktWinds Decreasing
    4ft
  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Light Wind
    5ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 1:32 am PST Nov 14, 2018
Forecast Valid: 5am PST Nov 14, 2018-6pm PST Nov 20, 2018

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ500-142330- 249 AM PST Wed Nov 14 2018 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Generally light northerly winds are forecast to prevail over the coastal waters today as high pressure remains over the eastern Pacific. Light mixed swell will continue today before a northwest swell arrives on Thursday. A change in the pattern has the potential to bring cooler temperatures and the possibly of light rain to the waters by the middle of next week. $$

Today
E wind 6 to 12 kt becoming WNW in the afternoon. Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Mixed swell...W 2 ft at 15 seconds and S 1 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Tonight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Mixed swell...W 3 ft at 15 seconds and S 1 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Thursday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WNW 9 to 14 kt in the morning. Widespread haze before 10am. Patchy smoke before 10am. Mixed swell...W 4 ft at 14 seconds and SSE 1 ft at 13 seconds. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Thursday Night
WNW wind 9 to 14 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...WNW 5 ft and SSE 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Friday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WNW 9 to 14 kt in the morning. Sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 4 to 5 ft and SSE 1 ft becoming SSW. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Friday Night
WNW wind 7 to 13 kt. Partly cloudy. Mixed swell...WNW 4 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Saturday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SW around 6 kt in the morning. Sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 3 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Saturday Night
W wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Partly cloudy. Mixed swell...W 3 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Sunday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...W 5 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: 36.84°N 122°W
Last Update: 1:32 am PST Nov 14, 2018
Forecast Valid: 5am PST Nov 14, 2018-6pm PST Nov 20, 2018
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