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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Last Update: 820 PM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

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49NM SW Santa Maria CA

Marine Zone Forecast


...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST SUNDAY...
Synopsis: PZZ600-211245- 820 PM PST Sat Jan 20 2018 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 03Z...or 7 PM PST...a 1030 MB high was located 500 NM W of Point Conception, with weak low pres along the coast of SW CA. The high will build toward the coast through Sun night. Across the outer waters, strong NW winds will continue tonight. For the inner waters, gusty W winds will weaken after midnight. A large W to NW swell will continue to affect the waters through the weekend. Additional large swell will arrive early Mon. $$

Tonight
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 12 to 15 ft dominant period 14 seconds, subsiding to 11 to 13 ft dominant period 14 seconds after midnight.
Sun
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 9 to 12 ft at 13 seconds, subsiding to 8 to 10 ft at 13 seconds in the afternoon.
Sun Night
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 12 seconds.
Mon
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 8 to 11 ft at 16 seconds, building to 10 to 12 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon. Slight chance of rain.
Mon Night
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 10 to 13 ft dominant period 15 seconds, subsiding to 9 to 11 ft dominant period 14 seconds after midnight.
Tue
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft.
Tue Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft.
Wed
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft. Chance of rain.
Thu
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft. Chance of rain.
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Last Update: 820 PM PST Sat Jan 20 2018
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