Elevated Fire Weather Threats for California; Cold Across Upper Midwest with Snow in Central Rockies

Unfortunately, elevated fire weather threats return this weekend for parts of California, as gusty offshore winds increase. Meanwhile, a large cold dome of surface high pressure will keep high temperatures 20 to 30 degrees below average across the Upper Midwest and down the High Plains. Also, heavy snowfall is expected from Wyoming into northeastern Colorado and western Nebraska.
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Last Update: 214 AM PST Sat Nov 17 2018

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17NM W San Francisco CA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ500-172230- 214 AM PST Sat Nov 17 2018 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Generally light winds will continue through the weekend and into early next week. Southerly winds will increase somewhat by mid- week as an upper trough approaches the region. Mixed moderate northwest swell and a light southerly swell will persist. $$

Today
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 15 seconds and SW around 2 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog this morning. Hazy and patchy smoke.
Tonight
S winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 16 seconds and S around 2 ft at 15 seconds. Hazy and patchy smoke.
Sun
W winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 15 seconds and S around 2 ft at 14 seconds. Hazy and patchy smoke.
Sun Night
S winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds. Hazy and patchy smoke.
Mon
S winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft and SW around 2 ft. Hazy and patchy smoke.
Mon Night
S winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft and S around 2 ft.
Tue
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 5 ft and S around 2 ft. A chance of rain.
Wed
S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 7 ft and S around 2 ft. Rain likely. .....san francisco bar/fourfathom bank forecast..... in the deep water channel...combined seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 13 seconds. across the bar...combined seas 6 to 8 ft with a dominant period of 13 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 1.8 knots at 12:25 pm saturday and 1.5 knots at 12:19 am sunday.

.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST..... IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 13 seconds. ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 6 to 8 ft with a dominant period of 13 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 1.8 knots at 12:25 PM Saturday and 1.5 knots at 12:19 AM Sunday.
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Last Update: 214 AM PST Sat Nov 17 2018
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