Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible.
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11NM S Santa Cruz CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 17kt
    9ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Thursday

    Partly Sunny

    NW 16kt
    7-8ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    SSE 8kt
    5ft
  • Friday

    Rain

    Winds IncreasingS 24kt
    Waves Building10ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Showers

    S 17kt
    7ft
  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    WNW 17kt
    5-7ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    WNW 22ktWinds Decreasing
    7-9ft
  • Sunday

    Chance Showers

    Light Wind
    6-7ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    SW 9kt
    4-5ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:39 pm PDT Mar 22, 2017
Forecast Valid: 2am PDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm PDT Mar 29, 2017

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT THURSDAY...

Synopsis: GREATER FARALLONES...AND CORDELL BANK NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARIES...

HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST WILL WEAKEN TONIGHT RESULTING IN DECREASING NORTHWEST WINDS. THE WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTHERLY AND INCREASE ON THURSDAY A AHEAD OF THE NEXT SYSTEM. WINDS WILL INCREASE DURING THE DAY THURSDAY. WINDS WILL SWITCH TO THE NORTHWEST FRIDAY BUT ANOTHER SYSTEM MAY IMPACT THE WATERS ON SUNDAY.

Overnight
NW wind around 17 kt. Partly cloudy. Mixed swell...W 8 ft at 14 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves around 2 ft.
Thursday
NW wind 8 to 16 kt. Partly sunny. Mixed swell...W 6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 13 seconds. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Thursday Night
W wind 5 to 8 kt becoming SSE after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...W 4 to 5 ft at 14 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Friday
SE wind 12 to 17 kt becoming S 19 to 24 kt in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 31 kt. Rain, mainly after 11am. Mixed swell...W 6 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 2 ft building to 7 ft.
Friday Night
S wind 12 to 17 kt. Showers, mainly before 11pm. Mixed swell...W 6 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft.
Saturday
WNW wind 13 to 17 kt. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...W 4 to 6 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 2 ft.
Saturday Night
WNW wind 17 to 22 kt decreasing to 7 to 12 kt in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 29 kt. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...W 7 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 5 ft subsiding to 1 ft.
Sunday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of showers. Mixed swell...W 6 to 7 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Sunday Night
SW wind 6 to 9 kt. Showers likely. Mixed swell...W 4 to 5 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 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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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 36.79°N 122.02°W
Last Update: 2:39 pm PDT Mar 22, 2017
Forecast Valid: 2am PDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm PDT Mar 29, 2017
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