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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34NM NW San Francisco CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Showers Likely

    SSW 15kt
    < 1ft
  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    W 15kt
    < 1ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    WNW 15ktWinds Decreasing
    < 1ft
  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Winds IncreasingW 9kt
    < 1ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NW 8kt
    < 1ft
  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Winds IncreasingNW 18kt
    < 1ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NW 19ktWinds Decreasing
    < 1ft
  • Monday

    Sunny

    Light Wind
    < 1ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    W 6ktWinds Decreasing
    < 1ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:12 pm PDT Oct 19, 2017
Forecast Valid: 7pm PDT Oct 19, 2017-6pm PDT Oct 26, 2017

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING

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
S wind 12 to 15 kt becoming WNW in the evening. Showers likely, mainly before 11pm. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Friday
W wind 12 to 15 kt. Mostly sunny. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
WNW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. Partly cloudy. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Saturday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming W 5 to 9 kt in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
NW wind around 8 kt. Mostly clear. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Sunday
NW wind 5 to 10 kt increasing to 13 to 18 kt in the morning. Sunny. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
NW wind 14 to 19 kt decreasing to 7 to 12 kt in the evening. Mostly clear. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Monday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
W wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Mostly clear. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.

*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: 38.19°N 122.92°W
Last Update: 2:12 pm PDT Oct 19, 2017
Forecast Valid: 7pm PDT Oct 19, 2017-6pm PDT Oct 26, 2017
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