Heavy Snow Over The West; Critical Fire Weather Over The High Plains; Heavy Rain Potential Next Week

The threat for heavy snow will persist over portions of the Cascades, Sierra, and the Rockies into early next week. An extended period of dry and windy conditions will lead to critical fire weather over portions of the High Plains and Desert Southwest into Monday. By early next week, heavy rain, flooding, and severe thunderstorms could impact the southern Plains and lower Mississippi Valley.

6NM WNW San Francisco CA

Marine Point Forecast

  • Today

    Chance Showers

    W 14kt
  • Tonight

    Chance Showers

    W 16kt
  • Sunday

    Slight Chc Showers

    Winds IncreasingWNW 23kt
  • Sunday

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 24kt
  • Monday


    Winds IncreasingWNW 21kt
  • Monday

    Mostly Clear

    W 20ktWinds Decreasing
  • Tuesday


    Light Wind
  • Tuesday

    Mostly Clear

    WNW 8ktWinds Decreasing
  • Wednesday


    Winds IncreasingNNE 6kt

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 5:37 am PDT Mar 24, 2018
Forecast Valid: 10am PDT Mar 24, 2018-6pm PDT Mar 30, 2018

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Detailed Forecast

Synopsis: PZZ500-241630- 235 AM PDT Sat Mar 24 2018 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... A passing cold front will bring a chance of scatted showers to the waters through the early morning hours. The chance of showers and even a possible thunderstorms will linger into the afternoon and evening hours. West winds early Saturday will become northwest by Saturday night. The northwest swell will gradually increase through the day. $$

NNW wind 7 to 14 kt becoming W in the morning. A chance of showers, mainly after 11am. .
W wind 13 to 16 kt. A chance of showers. .
WNW wind 10 to 15 kt increasing to 18 to 23 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 kt. A slight chance of showers before 11am. .
Sunday Night
NW wind 18 to 24 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Partly cloudy. .
WNW wind 8 to 13 kt increasing to 16 to 21 kt in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 27 kt. Sunny. .
Monday Night
W wind 15 to 20 kt decreasing to 7 to 12 kt in the evening. Mostly clear. .
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. .
Tuesday Night
WNW wind 5 to 8 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Mostly clear. .
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming NNE around 6 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. .

.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST..... IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 6 to 8 ft at 12 seconds. ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 3 knots at 08:49 AM Saturday and 1.3 knots at 10:55 PM Saturday.


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Point Forecast: 37.8°N 122.53°W
Last Update: 5:37 am PDT Mar 24, 2018
Forecast Valid: 10am PDT Mar 24, 2018-6pm PDT Mar 30, 2018
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