Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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11NM S Santa Cruz CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Sunny

    W 15kt
    6ft
  • Tonight

    Increasing Clouds

    WNW 14kt
    6-7ft
  • Sunday

    Partly Sunny

    W 8kt
    5-6ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Patchy Fog

    WSW 6ktWinds Decreasing
    4-5ft
  • Memorial
    Day

    Patchy Fog

    Winds IncreasingWSW 7kt
    4-5ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    WSW 7ktWinds Decreasing
    5ft
  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Light Wind
    4ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    WSW 6ktWinds Decreasing
    4ft
  • Wednesday

    Partly Sunny

    Light Wind
    5ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 8:42 am PDT May 28, 2016
Forecast Valid: 11am PDT May 28, 2016-6pm PDT Jun 3, 2016

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Detailed Forecast


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

A BROAD THERMAL TROUGH WILL MAINTAIN GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS OVER THE WATERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND...WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST ACROSS THE OUTER COASTAL WATERS. ADDITIONALLY...STEEP FRESH SWELL AND CHOPPY CONDITIONS WILL BE GENERATED BY THESE WINDS. THE GUSTY WINDS AND FRESH SEAS GRADUALLY SUBSIDE EARLY NEXT WEEK. MEANWHILE...A BUILDING SOUTHERLY SWELL IS ANTICIPATED TO ARRIVE EARLY NEXT WEEK.

Today
W wind around 15 kt. Sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 6 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves around 2 ft.
Tonight
WNW wind 8 to 14 kt. Increasing clouds. Mixed swell...WNW 6 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Sunday
W wind 5 to 8 kt. Partly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 5 to 6 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Sunday Night
WSW wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Patchy fog after 11pm. Mixed swell...WNW 4 to 5 ft and SSE 1 ft becoming SW. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Memorial Day
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WSW 5 to 7 kt in the afternoon. Patchy fog before 11am. Mixed swell...WNW 4 ft and SSW 2 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Monday Night
WSW wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...WNW 4 ft and SSW 2 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Tuesday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 3 ft and SSW 3 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Tuesday Night
WSW wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...WNW 3 ft and SSW 3 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Wednesday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 3 ft and SSW 4 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: 8:42 am PDT May 28, 2016
Forecast Valid: 11am PDT May 28, 2016-6pm PDT Jun 3, 2016
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