Critical Fire Weather Conditions from Great Basin to Northern Rockies

Parts of the western U.S. will return to dry and windy conditions on Wednesday which will lead to the potential for rapid fire spread. There are numerous ongoing wildfires in this part of the country. Red Flag Warnings are in effect for portions of several states including California, Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana.
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30NM WNW San Francisco CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Chance Drizzle

    NW 20kt
    6ft
  • Wednesday

    Chance Drizzle

    NW 15kt
    5ftWaves Subsiding
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Patchy Fog

    WNW 19kt
    2-3ft
  • Thursday

    Patchy Fog

    WNW 16kt
    2ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NW 20kt
    2-4ft
  • Friday

    Sunny

    NW 15kt
    2ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NW 20kt
    4ft
  • Saturday

    Sunny

    NNW 11ktWinds Decreasing
    1ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Clear

    NW 13kt
    1-2ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 8:21 pm PDT Sep 1, 2015
Forecast Valid: 10pm PDT Sep 1, 2015-6pm PDT Sep 8, 2015

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE NORTHERN OUTER WATERS TONIGHT. A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC WILL SLIDE SOUTH OVER THE COASTAL WATERS WEDNESDAY. LOW CLOUDS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP OVERNIGHT INTO WEDENSDAY MORNING...AND THERE MAY BE PATCHES OF FOG AND DRIZZLE DURING THIS TIME. GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL RETURN TO THE NORTHERN WATERS BY WEDNESDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE INTO LATE WEEK.

Tonight
NW wind 17 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 28 kt. A chance of drizzle after 11pm. Patchy fog after 11pm. NW swell 5 ft at 12 seconds. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
Wednesday
NW wind 13 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 21 kt. A chance of drizzle before 11am. Patchy fog before 11am. . Wind waves around 2 ft.
Wednesday Night
WNW wind 16 to 19 kt, with gusts as high as 27 kt. Patchy fog after 11pm. . Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
Thursday
WNW wind around 16 kt, with gusts as high as 23 kt. Patchy fog before 11am. . Wind waves around 2 ft.
Thursday Night
NW wind 16 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 29 kt. Mostly clear. . Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
Friday
NW wind 13 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 21 kt. Sunny. . Wind waves around 2 ft.
Friday Night
NW wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 29 kt. Mostly clear. . Wind waves around 4 ft.
Saturday
NNW wind 6 to 11 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the morning. Sunny. . Wind waves around 1 ft.
Saturday Night
NW wind 11 to 13 kt. Clear. . Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.

.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST..... IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.9 KNOTS AT 06:55 AM WEDNESDAY AND 2.6 KNOTS AT 06:53 PM WEDNESDAY.

*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: 8:21 pm PDT Sep 1, 2015
Forecast Valid: 10pm PDT Sep 1, 2015-6pm PDT Sep 8, 2015
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