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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5NM NNW San Francisco CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Chance Showers

    SW 19kt

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    W 18kt
  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    W 16ktWinds Decreasing
  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Winds IncreasingW 13kt
  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    W 11kt
  • Sunday

    Sunny

    SW 8kt
  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    WNW 7ktWinds Decreasing
  • Monday

    Sunny

    Winds IncreasingNNE 6kt
  • Monday
    Night

    Clear

    Light Wind

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 8:19 pm PDT Oct 19, 2017
Forecast Valid: 9pm PDT Oct 19, 2017-6pm PDT Oct 26, 2017

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Detailed Forecast


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. $$

Tonight
SW wind 9 to 19 kt becoming W after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. A chance of showers.
Friday
W wind 8 to 18 kt. Mostly sunny.
Friday Night
W wind 11 to 16 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Partly cloudy.
Saturday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming W 8 to 13 kt in the afternoon. Mostly sunny.
Saturday Night
W wind 5 to 11 kt becoming NNW in the evening. Mostly clear.
Sunday
N wind 6 to 8 kt becoming SW in the morning. Sunny.
Sunday Night
WNW wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Mostly clear.
Monday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming NNE around 6 kt in the afternoon. Sunny.
Monday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Clear.

*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: 37.86°N 122.46°W
Last Update: 8:19 pm PDT Oct 19, 2017
Forecast Valid: 9pm PDT Oct 19, 2017-6pm PDT Oct 26, 2017
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