Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Last Update: 849 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

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66NM SSW Point Arena CA

Marine Zone Forecast


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

NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE WEEKEND WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE NORTHERN OUTER WATERS WHERE SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL PREVAIL. A LARGE LONG PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL WILL BEGIN TO MOVE INTO THE AREA TODAY AND PERSIST INTO THE WEEKEND. THIS LARGE SWELL WILL RESULT IN VERY LARGE BREAKING WAVES NEAR OFFSHORE REEFS AND SAND BARS.

Today
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 8 ft at 12 seconds...increasing to 20 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Tonight
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 10 to 12 ft at 19 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Fri
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 13 to 15 ft at 18 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Fri Night
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 13 to 15 ft at 17 seconds.
Sat
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 10 to 13 ft at 15 seconds.
Sun
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to 11 ft...becoming 10 ft.
Washington's Birthday
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft.
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Last Update: 849 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016
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