Wet Pattern Continues From the Northwest To Rockies; Major Storm System To Develop On Thursday Across Southern Plains

A vigorous system will slide from the Northwest to the Rockies on Wednesday to keep intact the wet pattern across the extended region. Heavy to excessive rain, intense mountain snow and high winds are possible before the next system arrives on Friday. The same system will evolve into a major storm on Thursday across the southern Plains for a widespread rain event for the South and East.
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Last Update: 208 AM PST Wed Dec 12 2018

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38NM WSW Cambria CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

Synopsis: PZZ600-121730- 208 AM PST Wed Dec 12 2018 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 09Z...or 1 AM PST, a 1031 MB surface high was located 900 NM W of Point Conception, with a 1016 mb low over Las Vegas. Hazardous seas are likely Thursday through Saturday night across the outer coastal waters. $$

Today
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 13 seconds.
Tonight
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 7 to 8 ft dominant period 14 seconds.
Thu
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 9 to 10 ft at 16 seconds, building to 11 ft at 16 seconds in the afternoon.
Thu Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 10 to 11 ft at 16 seconds, subsiding to 8 ft at 16 seconds after midnight.
Fri
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to 9 ft at 15 seconds.
Fri Night
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 9 to 10 ft at 16 seconds, building to 12 ft at 16 seconds after midnight.
Sat
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to 11 ft.
Sun
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 9 to 12 ft. Chance of rain.
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Last Update: 208 AM PST Wed Dec 12 2018
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