Hard freeze likely over the Deep South, inclement pattern expected over the west coast of the U.S. through the weekend

Very cold temperatures are likely to continue over the Deep South and Southeast U.S. into Thursday. A series of low pressure systems will bring abundant moisture to much of northern California and into the Pacific Northwest through the upcoming weekend. Locally heavy rain and strong winds will be likely along coastal locations, with heavy snow expected from Sierra to the Cascades.
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Last Update: 222 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

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52NM WSW San Francisco CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH

Synopsis: PZZ500-181815- 222 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... A large long period westerly swell will continue to impact the coastal waters through the remainder of the week. This swell will bring hazardous seas to the region as well as large breaking waves to the coastline through Friday. A cold front will pass over the waters later this morning, switching winds out of the west or northwest by this afternoon or evening. Rain chances will increase through the morning and will continue through the weekend. $$

Today
SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 18 to 21 ft at 19 seconds. Chance of rain.
Tonight
W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 17 to 19 ft at 16 seconds. Chance of rain in the evening, then chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Fri
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 15 to 16 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Fri Night
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 13 to 14 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening, then slight chance of showers after midnight.
Sat
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 11 to 14 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
Sun
SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to 12 ft. Chance of rain.
Mon
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 12 to 15 ft. Chance of showers.
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Last Update: 222 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018
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