Turning Stormy in the Northwest

An active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rain and high elevation snow. Northern California will benefit from rainfall this week that will aid firefighters given the recent large wildfires.

12NM N San Francisco CA

Marine Point Forecast

  • Tonight

    Increasing Clouds

    WNW 11ktWinds Decreasing

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Thursday

    Mostly Cloudy

    SW 15kt
  • Thursday

    Chance Rain

    SSW 14kt
  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    WNW 13kt
  • Friday

    Mostly Clear

    NW 15kt
  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    NW 9kt
  • Saturday

    Mostly Clear

    WNW 9kt
  • Sunday


    NW 6kt
  • Sunday


    NW 11kt

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:31 pm PDT Oct 18, 2017
Forecast Valid: 6pm PDT Oct 18, 2017-6pm PDT Oct 25, 2017

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Detailed Forecast

Synopsis: PZZ500-190415- 223 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Stratus currently covering most of the coastal waters this afternoon. Winds will increase over the bays late this afternoon and this evening. A cold front will move over the area late tomorrow bringing chances of light rain across the coastal waters. Late Thursday into Friday a large northwesterly swell train will move into the region creating hazardous sea conditions. $$

WNW wind 6 to 11 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt. Increasing clouds.
WSW wind 7 to 15 kt becoming S in the morning. Mostly cloudy.
Thursday Night
SSW wind 12 to 14 kt becoming WNW in the evening. A chance of rain.
WNW wind 10 to 13 kt. Mostly sunny.
Friday Night
NW wind 9 to 15 kt. Mostly clear.
NW wind 7 to 9 kt becoming N in the morning. Mostly sunny.
Saturday Night
WNW wind 6 to 9 kt. Mostly clear.
NW wind around 6 kt. Sunny.
Sunday Night
NW wind 6 to 11 kt. Clear.


  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: 37.97°N 122.46°W
Last Update: 2:31 pm PDT Oct 18, 2017
Forecast Valid: 6pm PDT Oct 18, 2017-6pm PDT Oct 25, 2017
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