Heavy Rainfall Threat to the South from Possible Tropical/Subtropical System Over the Weekend

A tropical disturbance over the Yucatan Peninsula has a High chance of developing into a tropical or subtropical depression in the Gulf over the Memorial Day Weekend. This system has the potential to bring heavy rainfall to portions of the Gulf Coast over the next 5-7 days. The threat of rip currents will also steadily increase along the Gulf from FL to LA over the holiday weekend.
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Last Update: 256 AM PDT Fri May 25 2018

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58NM SW Santa Cruz CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE

Synopsis: PZZ500-252215- 256 AM PDT Fri May 25 2018 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Light winds through the morning with increasing northwest winds later today and into tonight. Gusty northwest winds will then impact the coastal waters through most of the holiday weekend. Mixed seas are expected with moderate northwest swell and a longer period southwest swell. $$

Today
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW around 5 ft at 11 seconds and S around 3 ft at 15 seconds. A chance of showers.
Tonight
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW 4 to 6 ft at 11 seconds and S around 3 ft at 14 seconds.
Sat
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 10 seconds and S around 3 ft at 14 seconds.
Sat Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 9 seconds.
Sun
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 8 ft at 8 seconds.
Sun Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 8 seconds.
Memorial Day
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.
Tue
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.
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Last Update: 256 AM PDT Fri May 25 2018
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