First day of meteorological fall marked by above-normal temps. across much of U.S.

Above-normal temperatures are forecast across much of the contiguous U.S. on Tuesday and in some cases will be as much as 10-15 degrees above average for this time of year. Afternoon highs could reach 90 or higher from the Great Plains to the Eastern Seaboard. One exception will be across parts of the Pacific Northwest. Remember to practice heat safety if you plan to spend extended time outside.
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11NM S Santa Cruz CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Partly Sunny

    W 10kt
    5ft
  • Tonight

    Chance Drizzle

    NW 15kt
    5-6ft
  • Wednesday

    Chance Drizzle

    NW 12kt
    5-6ft
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Patchy Fog

    NW 21kt
    6-8ft
  • Thursday

    Patchy Fog

    WNW 11kt
    6ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NW 16kt
    7ft
  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    Light Wind
    7ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 15kt
    7ft
  • Saturday

    Sunny

    WNW 6ktWinds Decreasing
    7ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 8:45 am PDT Sep 1, 2015
Forecast Valid: 12pm PDT Sep 1, 2015-6pm PDT Sep 7, 2015

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: THE SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT HAS RELAXED A BIT COMPARED TO YESTERDAY ALLOWING WINDS TO BECOME GENERALLY LIGHT OVER A GOOD PORTION OF THE COASTAL WATERS. MODERATE WINDS ARE HOWEVER EXPECTED TO PERSIST OVER THE NORTHERN OUTER COASTAL WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT. THE SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE FOR THE SECOND HALF OF THE WEEK...RESULTING IN STRENGTHENING WINDS.

This Afternoon
W wind 6 to 10 kt. Partly sunny. Mixed swell...NW 4 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Tonight
NW wind 12 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 21 kt. A chance of drizzle after 11pm. Patchy fog after 11pm. Mixed swell...NW 4 ft at 11 seconds and SSW 2 to 3 ft at 13 seconds. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Wednesday
NW wind 8 to 12 kt. A chance of drizzle before 11am. Patchy fog before 11am. Mixed swell...NW 5 ft at 11 seconds and SSW 3 ft at 13 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Wednesday Night
NW wind 13 to 21 kt, with gusts as high as 29 kt. Patchy fog after 11pm. Mixed swell...NW 5 ft and SSW 3 ft. Wind waves 2 ft building to 5 ft.
Thursday
WNW wind around 11 kt. Patchy fog before 11am. Mixed swell...NW 5 ft and SSW 3 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
NW wind 10 to 16 kt, with gusts as high as 22 kt. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...NW 6 ft and SSW 3 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Friday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...NW 6 ft and SSW 3 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Friday Night
NW wind 11 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 21 kt. Partly cloudy. Mixed swell...NW 6 ft and SSW 3 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Saturday
WNW wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the morning. Sunny. Mixed swell...NW 6 ft and SSW 3 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: 8:45 am PDT Sep 1, 2015
Forecast Valid: 12pm PDT Sep 1, 2015-6pm PDT Sep 7, 2015
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