Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system over southern Canada will track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning today. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Warnings are in effect across this region.
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30NM WNW San Francisco CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Mostly Clear

    N 6kt
    4ft
  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Light Wind
    4ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Clear

    Winds IncreasingENE 7kt
    3-4ft
  • Monday

    Sunny

    E 11kt
    3ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Clear

    Winds IncreasingENE 10kt
    4-5ft
  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    ESE 14kt
    4ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Light Wind
    3ft
  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    Light Wind
    3ft
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 7kt
    4ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:32 am PST Feb 7, 2016
Forecast Valid: 3am PST Feb 7, 2016-6pm PST Feb 13, 2016

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Detailed Forecast


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

A 1036 MB HIGH OVER THE NORTHERN GREAT BASIN WILL STRENGTHEN SUNDAY AND MONDAY. NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL SWITCH TO EAST TO NORTHEAST MONDAY AND TUESDAY AND INCREASE ESPECIALLY OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS. A LONG PERIOD SWELL WILL ENTER THE COASTAL WATERS LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

Overnight
N wind around 6 kt. Mostly clear. WNW swell 4 ft at 13 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Sunday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. WNW swell 4 ft at 12 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Sunday Night
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming ENE 5 to 7 kt after midnight. Clear. WNW swell 3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Monday
E wind 8 to 11 kt. Sunny. NE swell 3 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Monday Night
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming ENE 5 to 10 kt in the evening. Clear. NE swell 4 to 5 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Tuesday
ESE wind 9 to 14 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Sunny. NE swell 4 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Tuesday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear. NE swell 3 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Wednesday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. NE swell 3 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Wednesday Night
NW wind 5 to 7 kt. Partly cloudy. NE swell 4 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.

.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST..... IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET AT 13 SECONDS. ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. OCCASIONAL BREAKERS TO 10 FEET POSSIBLE THROUGH EARLY TONIGHT. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.9 KNOTS AT 03:13 AM SUNDAY AND 3.2 KNOTS AT 03:01 PM 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: 2:32 am PST Feb 7, 2016
Forecast Valid: 3am PST Feb 7, 2016-6pm PST Feb 13, 2016
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