Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms.
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11NM S Santa Cruz CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Clear

    NW 14kt
    7ft
  • Sunday

    Sunny

    WNW 15kt
    7-8ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Sunday
    Night

    Clear

    NW 23kt
    8-9ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Monday

    Sunny

    NW 7kt
    7ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NW 22kt
    9ft
  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    NNW 9ktWinds Decreasing
    7-8ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    W 8ktWinds Decreasing
    7ft
  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    Light Wind
    6ft
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    W 8ktWinds Decreasing
    5-6ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 1:08 pm PDT Apr 29, 2017
Forecast Valid: 3am PDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm PDT May 6, 2017

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Detailed Forecast

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

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BRING STRONG, GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS TO THE COASTAL WATERS THIS EVENING. THE STRONG WINDS WILL DRIVE HAZARDOUS SEAS IN THE FORMS OF STEEP FRESH SWELLS WITH RELATIVELY SHORT PERIODS. STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY PART OF NEXT WEEK.

Overnight
NW wind around 14 kt. Clear. Mixed swell...WNW 6 ft at 11 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 19 seconds. Wind waves around 3 ft.
Sunday
WNW wind 11 to 15 kt. Sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 7 ft at 10 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 18 seconds. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft.
Sunday Night
NW wind 15 to 23 kt, with gusts as high as 29 kt. Clear. Mixed swell...WNW 7 ft at 9 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 18 seconds. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
Monday
NW wind around 7 kt. Sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 7 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Monday Night
NW wind 17 to 22 kt, with gusts as high as 28 kt. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...WNW 8 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft.
Tuesday
NNW wind 5 to 9 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the morning. Sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 7 to 8 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Tuesday Night
W wind 5 to 8 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...WNW 7 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Wednesday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 6 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Wednesday Night
W wind 5 to 8 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...WNW 4 to 5 ft and SSW 2 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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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 36.79°N 122.02°W
Last Update: 1:08 pm PDT Apr 29, 2017
Forecast Valid: 3am PDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm PDT May 6, 2017
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