Expanded California Fire Weather Threats; Unsettled Across the West

A storm system will impact the western third of the U.S.. Strong, gusty winds will increase Fire Weather threats across much of western and central California. Rain and mountain snows can be expected across the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rockies, with wintry conditions in the Great Basin and High Plains. Accumulating snows will also continue across the Upper Midwest to the Northeast.
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Last Update: 218 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

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60NM SSW San Francisco CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO

Synopsis: PZZ500-161130- 218 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... A dry cold front will bring strong gusty north winds to the waters, particularly overnight tonight and into Saturday morning, with gusty north winds persisting through Sunday. Gale force winds are likely across all outer water zones beginning late tomorrow night through at least Sunday morning. The strong and gusty winds will create very steep wind waves and fresh swell, creating very rough and hazardous seas through the majority of the weekend. $$

Rest Of Today
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 16 seconds.
Tonight
NW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Wind waves 7 to 10 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 15 seconds.
Sat
N winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Wind waves 7 to 10 ft. NW swell around 6 ft at 15 seconds.
Sat Night
N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Wind waves 7 to 10 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.
Sun
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell around 5 ft at 13 seconds.
Sun Night
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. N swell 5 to 8 ft at 12 seconds.
Mon
NE winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.
Tue
SE winds around 5 kt, becoming SW. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft.
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Last Update: 218 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017
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