Stormy Weather in the Northwest; Fire Weather Threat Redeveloping in Southern California this Weekend

An active fall storm pattern in the Pacific Northwest is bringing heavy rain and high elevation snow to the region which will persist through this weekend. Strong winds associated with this system will bring a renewed period of critical fire weather to southern California later this weekend into next week.
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18NM S San Francisco CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Late
    Afternoon

    Chance Rain

    S 14kt
    4ft
  • Tonight

    Chance Showers

    WSW 18kt
    Waves Building8ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    NW 14kt
    11ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 15kt
    10-11ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    NW 9kt
    8-10ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    N 12kt
    6-7ft
  • Sunday

    Sunny

    NNW 15kt
    7ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NNW 15kt
    7ft
  • Monday

    Sunny

    Winds IncreasingN 8kt
    5-6ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:12 pm PDT Oct 19, 2017
Forecast Valid: 5pm PDT Oct 19, 2017-6pm PDT Oct 26, 2017

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM PDT

Synopsis: PZZ500-200430- 216 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... A cold front will pass over the region later this evening, bringing the first rain of the wet season, a wind shift, and small craft criteria winds to the waters, with occasional gusts up to or exceeding 30 mph. A very robust northwest, long period, large swell train will arrive late this afternoon and through the evening, generating large waves and hazardous seas through at least Saturday. Operators of small crafts are urged to use extreme caution if out at sea over the next several days. $$

Late Afternoon
S wind around 14 kt. A chance of rain. Mixed swell...WNW 3 ft at 20 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves around 2 ft.
Tonight
S wind 14 to 18 kt becoming WNW after midnight. A chance of showers. Mixed swell...WNW 8 ft at 20 seconds and ...becoming WNW 8 ft at 20 seconds . Wind waves around 2 ft.
Friday
NW wind 12 to 14 kt. Mostly sunny. W swell 11 ft at 18 seconds. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Friday Night
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Partly cloudy. W swell 10 to 11 ft becoming WNW. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Saturday
NW wind 7 to 9 kt. Mostly sunny. WNW swell 8 to 10 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Saturday Night
N wind 10 to 12 kt. Mostly clear. WNW swell 6 to 7 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Sunday
NNW wind 9 to 15 kt. Sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 6 to 7 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Sunday Night
NNW wind 6 to 15 kt. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...WNW 6 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Monday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming N 5 to 8 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 6 ft and ...becoming WNW 5 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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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 37.49°N 122.48°W
Last Update: 2:12 pm PDT Oct 19, 2017
Forecast Valid: 5pm PDT Oct 19, 2017-6pm PDT Oct 26, 2017
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