Sprawling Storm System Bringing Impactful Weather To Western and Central U.S. Through Midweek

A large storm system will extend from the West Coast to the Great Lakes during the next couple days bringing hazardous weather to many parts of the country. Heavy snow is expected in the higher terrain of the West, along with very strong winds. Snow and ice will disrupt travel in parts of the Midwest, and heavy rain could cause widespread flooding in the Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes.
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Last Update: 220 PM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

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11NM SSE Santa Cruz CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

Synopsis: PZZ500-190545- 220 PM PST Sun Feb 18 2018 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Gusty northerly winds will increase by tonight resulting in gale conditions over the outer waters and small craft advisory conditions inner coastal waters and bays. Gusty winds will generate fresh swell and steep wind waves. Another cold front will swiftly move southward over the coastal waters late Wednesday night reinforcing gusty winds and hazardous conditions. $$

Tonight
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 3 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening, then chance of showers after midnight.
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NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning.
Mon Night
NW winds 15 to 25 kt...becoming north 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft in the evening...becoming 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.
Tue
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.
Tue Night
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 3 ft at 12 seconds.
Wed
SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.
Thu
W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft...becoming 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft. Slight chance of showers.
Fri
NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft.
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Last Update: 220 PM PST Sun Feb 18 2018
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