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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Last Update: 818 AM PDT Sat Jun 23 2018

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12NM SW San Francisco CA

Marine Zone 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 winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.
Tonight
W winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.
Sun
S winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.
Sun Night
S winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.
Mon
SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell around 3 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.
Mon Night
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 3 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.
Tue
W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to 6 ft.
Wed
W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 6 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.

.....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.
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Last Update: 818 AM PDT Sat Jun 23 2018
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