Heavy Rain and Potential for Flash Flooding

Strong to severe thunderstorms are forecast to develop along a frontal system stretching from portions of the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley. These storms may produce heavy rain and flash flooding. The threat shifts east on Friday. Moonsoon moisture will continue to produce heavy rain with the possibility of localized flash flooding in the Four Corners area.
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Last Update: 814 AM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017

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11NM SSE Santa Cruz CA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ500-272230- 814 AM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Gusty northwesterly winds will continue across the northern waters through the end of the week. Moderate to locally strong winds will produce steep wind waves and fresh swell. Two tropical disturbances in the Pacific remain on track to produce a long period southerly swell to arrive on Friday. $$

Today
W winds 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft in the afternoon. NW swell 3 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog late in the morning.
Tonight
W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Fri
W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft...becoming 3 ft in the afternoon. NW swell 3 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Fri Night
W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Sat
W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog.
Sun
SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft and S 3 ft. Patchy fog.
Mon
W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft. Swell SW 3 to 4 ft.
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Last Update: 814 AM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017
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