Heavy Snow & Ice Across Portions of the Plains and Midwest; Unsettled in the Pacific Northwest

Heavy snow and freezing rain will impact portions of the Plains, upper Midwest, and Great Lakes into Monday. Significant snow accumulations and gusty winds are likely in some areas. Farther to the south, rain and a few thunderstorms are expected over the Mississippi, Tennessee, and Ohio Valleys. Heavy rain & mountain snowfall will also continue from northern California into the Pacific Northwest.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands (PZZ676) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands (PZZ676)
Issued by: National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard, CA
Last Update: 820 PM PST Sat Jan 20 2018




Tonight: NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt after midnight. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft dominant period 14 seconds, subsiding to 9 to 12 ft dominant period 14 seconds after midnight.

Sun: NW of san nicolas island, NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Elsewhere, NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 8 to 11 ft at 13 seconds.

Sun Night: NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Strongest NW of san nicolas island. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 12 seconds.

Mon: NW of san nicolas island, NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Elsewhere, NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 14 seconds, building to 8 to 11 ft dominant period 16 seconds in the afternoon.

Mon Night: NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 15 seconds.

Tue: NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft, subsiding to 7 to 9 ft in the afternoon.

Tue Night: NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.

Wed: NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft. Slight chance of rain.

Thu: NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft. Chance of rain.



Zone Forecast: Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands (PZZ676)

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