Tracking Three Storms with Widespread Impacts this Week

A winter storm will bring snow and some ice to the Midwest, Great Lakes and Northeast today while strong thunderstorms will be possible in portions of Alabama, Georgia and Florida. Additional heavy mountain snow and gusty winds will continue in the Southwest from a second storm. A third storm will bring heavy coastal rain and mountain snow to California and the Northwest tonight into Friday.
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Los Angeles/Oxnard, CA Local Forecast Office

45NM WSW Santa Maria CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Rain

    Winds IncreasingS 35kt
    11ft

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Wednesday

    Rain

    SSE 35kt
    11-12ft

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Rain

    SSE 35kt
    12-13ft

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Thursday

    Rain

    S 30ktWinds Decreasing
    12-14ft

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Thursday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    W 15kt
    11ft
  • Friday

    Rain Likely

    NW 15kt
    10ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 15kt
    10ft
  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    WNW 10kt
    10ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NNW 10kt
    10ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:34 pm PST Jan 26, 2021
Forecast Valid: 6pm PST Jan 26, 2021-6pm PST Feb 2, 2021

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ600-270530- 236 PM PST Tue Jan 26 2021 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 22Z, or 2 PM PST, a 1026 MB high pressure center was located about 1000 NM southwest of Point Conception. A 983 MB low was located 350 NM west of Seattle, with a cold front extending southward. Strong west to northwest winds will diminish across the waters today, and become southerly and gusty as the next low pressure system approaches. Gale to Storm Force winds and hazardous seas will develop over the northern waters tonight, lasting through Wednesday. $$

Tonight
SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S 25 to 35 kt in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 50 kt. Rain, mainly after 10pm. Mixed swell...WNW 9 to 11 ft at 14 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves 1 ft building to 7 ft.
Wednesday
SSE wind around 35 kt, with gusts as high as 50 kt. Rain. Mixed swell...WNW 8 to 9 ft at 13 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves around 7 ft.
Wednesday Night
SSE wind around 35 kt, with gusts as high as 50 kt. Rain. Mixed swell...WNW 11 ft at 13 seconds and S 4 to 5 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft.
Thursday
S wind 25 to 30 kt decreasing to 20 to 25 kt in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 40 kt. Rain. Mixed swell...WNW 11 to 12 ft and S 2 to 4 ft. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
Thursday Night
W wind around 15 kt. Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mixed swell...WNW 11 ft and S 2 ft. Wind waves around 2 ft.
Friday
NW wind around 15 kt. Rain likely, mainly before 10am. Mixed swell...WNW 10 ft and S 2 ft. Wind waves around 2 ft.
Friday Night
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Partly cloudy. Mixed swell...WNW 10 ft and S 2 ft. Wind waves around 2 ft.
Saturday
WNW wind around 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 10 ft and S 2 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Saturday Night
NNW wind 5 to 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Mixed swell...WNW 10 ft and S 2 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 34.71°N 121.31°W
Last Update: 2:34 pm PST Jan 26, 2021
Forecast Valid: 6pm PST Jan 26, 2021-6pm PST Feb 2, 2021
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