Winter Storm Impacting the Rockies and Great Basin

Widespread precipitation is expected from the central Rockies back into the Southwest, with heavy snow accumulations possible, especially across the mountains of southwest Wyoming, Utah and eastern Nevada. The front will push further east on Saturday, with precipitation, including heavy mountain snows, shifting further east across the central and southern Rockies.
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Last Update: 209 PM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

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49NM SW Santa Maria CA

Marine Zone Forecast


...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
Synopsis: PZZ600-200730- 209 PM PST Fri Jan 19 2018 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 21Z...or 1 PM PST...a 992 MB low was located 400 NM NW of Seattle. A cold front will exit the coastal waters this afternoon. Strong NW winds behind this front will affect the waters through Sat. In addition, a very large W to NW swell will overspread the waters today and persist into the weekend. $$

Tonight
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 12 to 15 ft dominant period 15 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
Sat
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 10 to 13 ft dominant period 14 seconds.
Sat Night
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft dominant period 14 seconds.
Sun
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 8 to 10 ft at 13 seconds.
Sun Night
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
Mon
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 16 seconds, building to 10 to 12 ft dominant period 15 seconds in the afternoon.
Mon Night
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 10 to 12 ft dominant period 15 seconds.
Tue
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft.
Wed
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 6 ft.
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Last Update: 209 PM PST Fri Jan 19 2018
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