Active Weather Pattern in the West and into the Central U.S.

A series of weather systems will bring locally heavy rain, 1 to 3 feet of mountain snow, and strong winds up to 75 mph across the western states. Later this weekend and early next week, a strong low pressure system will spread wintry conditions and strong winds from the Plains into the Upper Midwest. Strengthening winds in the Southern Plains will increase fire weather threats. Warmer in the east.

Last Update: 231 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

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10NM S Oakland CA

Marine Zone Forecast

Synopsis: PZZ500-191830- 231 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Hazardous seas from large northwesterly swell will continue to impact all coastal water zones today, creating large breaking waves and high surf at the coast. Scattered showers will also continue through the day. Northwest winds will increase slightly today in the wake of a cold front that is currently passing over the southern waters. Winds are forecast to switch out of the south and dramatically increase again Sunday morning, ahead of another storm system approaching from the northwest. $$

NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
NW winds 10 to 20 kt.
NW winds 10 to 20 kt.
Sat Night
NW winds 10 to 20 kt.
S winds 15 to 25 kt. Chance of rain.
NW winds 10 kt. Chance of rain.
NE winds 5 kt...becoming S. Slight chance of rain.
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Last Update: 231 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018
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