Heavy rain, mountain snow and strong winds in the western U.S. this week

The western U.S. will experience active weather yet again this week as significant Pacific moisture brings rain and mountain snow to the region. This heavy rain will bring flood concerns to parts of WA, OR and CA. Very heavy snow is possible in the Sierra, Cascades, Great Basin and parts of the northern Rockies.
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16NM W Santa Barbara CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Increasing Clouds

    Light Wind
    1ft
  • Wednesday

    Rain Likely

    SE 10kt
    2-4ft
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Heavy Rain

    SE 15kt
    4-5ft
  • Thursday

    Showers Likely

    WNW 15kt
    Waves Building7ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Heavy Rain

    WNW 15ktWinds Decreasing
    4-5ft
  • Friday

    Heavy Rain

    WNW 20kt
    9ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    WNW 20kt
    8-9ft
  • Saturday

    Chance Showers

    WNW 20kt
    7ftWaves Subsiding
  • Saturday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    NW 15kt
    11ftWaves Subsiding

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:02 pm PST Jan 17, 2017
Forecast Valid: 6pm PST Jan 17, 2017-6pm PST Jan 24, 2017

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: AT 22Z...OR 2 PM PST...A 1032 MB HIGH WAS OVER IDAHO. A COUPLE OF FRONTAL SYSTEMS WILL BRING GUSTY S WINDS TO THE WATERS WED NIGHT AND AGAIN THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI MORNING. A VERY LARGE LONG PERIOD W SWELL WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS FRI INTO SAT.

Tonight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Increasing clouds. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
SE wind 5 to 10 kt. Rain likely after 4pm. W swell 4 ft at 0 seconds becoming NW. Wind waves around 2 ft.
Wednesday Night
SE wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. NW swell 4 ft at 0 seconds building to at 14 seconds . Wind waves 2 to 3 ft.
Thursday
WNW wind 5 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 4pm, then a chance of showers. W swell 7 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Thursday Night
WNW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Rain, mainly after 10pm. The rain could be heavy at times. NW swell 5 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Friday
S wind 15 to 20 kt becoming WNW in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. Showers. The rain could be heavy at times. W swell 9 ft. Wind waves around 3 ft.
Friday Night
WNW wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Showers likely. W swell 9 ft. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft.
Saturday
WNW wind 15 to 20 kt. A chance of showers. W swell 6 ft becoming NW 2 ft. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft.
Saturday Night
NW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming SE in the evening. Rain likely. NW swell 11 ft decreasing to 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 34.45°N 120.02°W
Last Update: 3:02 pm PST Jan 17, 2017
Forecast Valid: 6pm PST Jan 17, 2017-6pm PST Jan 24, 2017
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