Excessive Heat and Critical Fire Weather in the Southwest; Severe Weather Threats Increase Sunday in the Plains

Strong high pressure is keeping temperatures hot across much of the west and south, with excessive Heat in the desert southwest. These conditions are also producing critical fire weather threats in the Four Corners area and interior northern California. Severe thunderstorms are possible in the Plains, Mid-South, and Mid-Atlantic this weekend; with very large hail threats in the Plains Sunday.
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30NM WNW San Francisco CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Sunny

    NW 17kt
    < 1ft
  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 16kt
    < 1ft
  • Sunday

    Partly Sunny

    SSE 16kt
    < 1ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Patchy Fog

    S 11kt
    < 1ft
  • Monday

    Patchy Fog

    WNW 12kt
    < 1ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Patchy Fog

    NW 20kt
    < 1ft
  • Tuesday

    Patchy Fog

    WNW 14kt
    < 1ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Patchy Fog

    WNW 9kt
    < 1ft
  • Wednesday

    Patchy Fog

    W 8kt
    < 1ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:02 am PDT Jun 23, 2018
Forecast Valid: 11am PDT Jun 23, 2018-6pm PDT Jun 29, 2018

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

Synopsis: PZZ500-232230- 818 AM PDT Sat Jun 23 2018 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Gusty northerly winds will continue into tonight as high pressure sits over the eastern Pacific and a thermal trough resides over California. These winds will generate steep wind waves creating hazardous sea conditions, especially for smaller vessels. Winds will subside tonight into tomorrow as a southerly surge develops by early tomorrow morning turning the winds southerly over the inner coastal waters. $$

Today
NW wind around 17 kt. Sunny. Mixed swell...NW 4 ft at 10 seconds and S 1 ft at 17 seconds. Wind waves around 4 ft.
Tonight
NW wind 8 to 16 kt becoming SE after midnight. Partly cloudy. Mixed swell...NW 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds and S 1 ft at 16 seconds. Wind waves 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft.
Sunday
SSE wind 14 to 16 kt. Partly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 2 ft at 10 seconds and S 1 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
Sunday Night
S wind 5 to 11 kt. Patchy fog after 11pm. Mixed swell...WNW 2 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Monday
S wind 8 to 12 kt becoming WNW in the morning. Patchy fog before 11am. Mixed swell...WNW 3 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Monday Night
NW wind around 20 kt. Patchy fog after 11pm. Mixed swell...WNW 3 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 5 ft.
Tuesday
WNW wind 9 to 14 kt. Patchy fog before 11am. Mixed swell...WNW 3 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Tuesday Night
WNW wind around 9 kt. Patchy fog after 11pm. Mixed swell...WNW 3 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Wednesday
W wind around 8 kt. Patchy fog before 11am. Mixed swell...WNW 3 to 5 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.

.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST..... IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 4 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 5 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 1.8 knots at 12:49 PM Saturday and 3.3 knots at 01:31 AM Sunday.

*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: 38°N 122.99°W
Last Update: 3:02 am PDT Jun 23, 2018
Forecast Valid: 11am PDT Jun 23, 2018-6pm PDT Jun 29, 2018
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