Potential for Severe Weather and Heavy Rain in the South this Weekend

A low pressure system moving across the southern Gulf States will bring a threat of isolated severe thunderstorms containing hail and damaging winds this weekend. Fire Weather threats remain elevated for portions of western Texas and along the New Mexico border on Saturday. Cooler than normal temperatures continue in the east, while above normal temperatures are forecast for the west coast.
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Last Update: 241 PM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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4NM S Santa Cruz CA

Marine Zone Forecast

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

Synopsis: PZZ500-210445- 241 PM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Gusty northwest winds will prevail through the weekend over the coastal waters as high pressure remains over the eastern Pacific. Steep wind waves and fresh swell will result in hazardous seas likely through the weekend and into early next week. $$

Tonight
NW winds 15 to 25 kt...becoming north 5 to 15 kt by midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 3 ft at 15 seconds.
Sat
NW winds 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds.
Sat Night
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds.
Sun
W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.
Sun Night
W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.
Mon
W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft.
Tue
S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft.
Wed
SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft.
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Last Update: 241 PM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018
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