Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system is forecast to develop in southern Canada on Saturday then track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning Saturday. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Watches are in effect across this region.
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16NM N Oakland CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Patchy Fog

    Light Wind
  • Saturday

    Patchy Fog

    ESE 7kt
  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Light Wind
  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Winds IncreasingESE 8kt
  • Sunday
    Night

    Clear

    ESE 10kt
  • Monday

    Sunny

    E 15kt
  • Monday
    Night

    Clear

    E 10ktWinds Decreasing
  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    ENE 8kt
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    ENE 6ktWinds Decreasing

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:01 pm PST Feb 5, 2016
Forecast Valid: 12am PST Feb 6, 2016-6pm PST Feb 12, 2016

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: GREATER FARALLONES...AND CORDELL BANK NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARIES...

A 1037 MB SURFACE HIGH OVER UTAH WILL KEEP OFFSHORE WINDS THROUGH NEXT WEEK. THE HIGH WILL STRENGTHEN ON MONDAY RESULTING IN INCREASED OFFSHORE WINDS SOUTH OF POINT REYES. A LONG PERIOD SWELL WILL ENTER THE COASTAL WATERS LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

Overnight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Patchy fog after 4am.
Saturday
ESE wind around 7 kt. Patchy fog before 7am.
Saturday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear.
Sunday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming ESE 5 to 8 kt in the morning. Sunny.
Sunday Night
ESE wind around 10 kt. Clear.
Monday
E wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 21 kt. Sunny.
Monday Night
E wind 5 to 10 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Clear.
Tuesday
ENE wind 5 to 8 kt. Sunny.
Tuesday Night
ENE wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Mostly 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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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 38.07°N 122.23°W
Last Update: 2:01 pm PST Feb 5, 2016
Forecast Valid: 12am PST Feb 6, 2016-6pm PST Feb 12, 2016
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