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: 205 PM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

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13NM NW Big Sur CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH

Synopsis: PZZ500-190800- 205 PM 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 continue to weaken tonight into Tuesday which will result in decreasing winds. Winds will become light southwest tomorrow ahead of an approaching frontal system. Post frontal northwest winds will increase starting late on Tuesday or early Wednesday. $$

Tonight
S winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.
Tue
S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.
Tue Night
SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
Wed
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of rain in the morning.
Wed Night
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.
Thu
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.
Fri
NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft.
Sat
N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft.
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Last Update: 205 PM PST Mon Dec 18 2017
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