Series of storm systems to bring additional heavy rain, flooding, and mountain snow to California

A series of storm systems will bring a continued threat for heavy rainfall, flooding, very heavy mountain snowfall, and strong winds to California into Tuesday. The threat for flooding, mudslides, and dangerous travel is expected to continue.
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Last Update: 328 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

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9NM WNW Big Sur CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST EARLY THIS

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

A VERY MOIST SUB-TROPICAL FLOW REACHES NORTHERN CALIFORNIA TODAY INTO TUESDAY. OCCASIONAL LIGHT RAIN THIS MORNING OVER THE COASTAL WATERS AND BAYS BECOMES MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN BY LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL PRECEDE A VERY SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT LATE TONIGHT AND MONDAY. SHOWERS LATER TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY WITH ANOTHER CHANCE OF RAIN FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. MARGINALLY LARGE SWELL MONDAY OVER THE SOUTHERN COASTAL WATERS.

Today
NW winds 10 kt...becoming southeast 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 8 to 10 ft at 13 seconds. Rain in the afternoon.
Tonight
SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 7 to 14 ft dominant period 13 seconds...decreasing to 4 to 14 ft dominant period 16 seconds after midnight. Rain, heavy at times.
Washingtons Birthday
S winds 15 to 25 kt...becoming southeast 25 to 35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 4 to 17 ft dominant period 17 seconds. Rain likely in the morning...then rain, heavy at times in the afternoon.
Mon Night
S winds 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 4 to 15 ft. Rain.
Tue
SW winds 10 to 20 kt...decreasing to 5 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 9 to 11 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of rain in the morning...then chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
Wed
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 12 to 14 ft...decreasing to 11 to 13 ft. Slight chance of showers.
Thu
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 10 to 12 ft...decreasing to 8 to 10 ft.
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Last Update: 328 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017
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