Unsettled Across the West; Increasingly Rainy with a Few Storms in the South

A frontal system will bring heavy precipitation, including mountain snowfall to much of the Pacific Northwest, northern California, and portions of the Rockies through Tuesday. Elsewhere, wet weather will return to much of the South with locally heavy rainfall; a few strong to severe thunderstorms will also be possible in this region by Tuesday.
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Last Update: 845 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

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58NM SW Santa Cruz CA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ500-182315- 845 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... An area of high pressure west of the Bay Area will weaken tonight into Tuesday which will result in decreasing winds. The winds will become light southwest Tuesday ahead of a frontal system. Post frontal northwest winds will increase Wednesday and Thursday. $$

Today
NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 11 seconds.
Tonight
NW winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.
Tue
SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.
Tue Night
SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 15 seconds.
Wed
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of rain in the morning.
Thu
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft.
Fri
NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.
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Last Update: 845 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017
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