Turning Stormy in the Northwest

An active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rain and high elevation snow. Northern California will benefit from rainfall this week that will aid firefighters given the recent large wildfires.
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Last Update: 223 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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61NM SSW San Francisco CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH

Synopsis: PZZ500-190415- 223 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Stratus currently covering most of the coastal waters this afternoon. Winds will increase over the bays late this afternoon and this evening. A cold front will move over the area late tomorrow bringing chances of light rain across the coastal waters. Late Thursday into Friday a large northwesterly swell train will move into the region creating hazardous sea conditions. $$

Tonight
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Thu
SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Thu Night
W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 19 seconds...increasing to 12 to 14 ft at 18 seconds after midnight. Swell S 3 ft. Chance of rain through the night.
Fri
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 16 to 17 ft at 18 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.
Fri Night
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 14 to 16 ft at 17 seconds.
Sat
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 10 to 13 ft.
Sun
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 to 10 ft.
Mon
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft.
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Last Update: 223 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017
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