Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Last Update: 825 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

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11NM SW Santa Cruz CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON

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

EXPECT GUSTY NORTHWESTERLY WINDS ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH FRIDAY AS A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE REGION. THE NORTHERLY WINDS WILL ALSO RESULT IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FROM STEEP FRESH SWELL. WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST IN THE OUTER WATERS NORTH OF POINT REYES.

Today
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt by afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 8 seconds.
Tonight
NW winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 9 seconds.
Fri
NW winds 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 9 seconds.
Fri Night
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 9 seconds.
Sat
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 9 seconds.
Sun
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft.
Memorial Day
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft... Becoming 3 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft.
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Last Update: 825 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016
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