Active Weather Pattern in the West and into the Central U.S.

A series of weather systems will bring locally heavy rain, 1 to 3 feet of mountain snow, and strong winds up to 75 mph across the western states. Later this weekend and early next week, a strong low pressure system will spread wintry conditions and strong winds from the Plains into the Upper Midwest. Strengthening winds in the Southern Plains will increase fire weather threats. Warmer in the east.
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Last Update: 204 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

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7NM SE San Clemente CA

Marine Zone Forecast


...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
Synopsis: PZZ700-191430- 204 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018 .Synopsis for the far southern California coast...At 1 PM, Onshore flow will increase through Friday as a storm moves into the coastal waters. This will bring some gale-force winds and hazardous seas late Friday through Saturday. Weaker northwest winds and smaller swell will follow Sunday and Monday. $$

Tonight
Wind variable less than 10 kt...becoming SW to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 4 to 7 ft at 18 seconds. Patchy fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the evening.
Fri
Wind W to 10 kt...becoming 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon. Swell W 5 to 8 ft at 16 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
Fri Night
Wind NW 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Wind waves 7 ft. Swell W 4 to 7 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
Sat
Wind NW 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 ft dominant period 15 seconds...building to 10 ft dominant period 9 seconds in the afternoon.
Sat Night
Wind NW 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. Swell W 5 to 8 ft at 12 seconds.
Sun
Wind E 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt in the morning...becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 4 to 6 ft.
Sun Night
Wind N 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less. Swell W 3 to 4 ft.
Mon
Wind variable less than 10 kt...becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 1 to 2 ft.
Mon Night
Wind NW 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. Swell W 1 to 3 ft.
Tue
Wind W to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 2 to 3 ft.
Tue Night
Wind NW 10 kt in the evening... Becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 2 to 3 ft.
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Last Update: 204 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018
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