Heavy Rain and Snow Continues Across the Northwest; Wintry Mix Moving from the Midwest into the Northeast

A series of storms will continue to bring heavy rains and a flooding threat across portions of the Pacific Northwest coast into early this weekend, with heavy snows continuing across the mountains. Meanwhile, a slow-moving storm will continue the wintry mix and slick travel conditions in the Midwest and Great Lakes, before these conditions move into the interior Northeast early this weekend.
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21NM S Big Sur CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Mostly Clear

    NW 19kt
    6ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    NW 22kt
    8-10ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    NW 21kt
    10-12ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    NW 13kt
    10-12ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chc Rain

    WNW 14kt
    8-9ft
  • Sunday

    Slight Chc Rain

    NW 20kt
    7-8ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NNW 16kt
    9ft
  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    NW 14kt
    12-13ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NW 16kt
    13-14ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 5:07 pm PST Jan 23, 2020
Forecast Valid: 2am PST Jan 24, 2020-6pm PST Jan 30, 2020

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ500-241715- 853 PM PST Thu Jan 23 2020 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Generally light winds are forecast to prevail over the coastal waters overnight. The exception to this will be along the Big Sur coast where a coastal jet with northerly winds is forecast to develop. A long period west to northwest swell will move through the waters, peaking on Friday and Saturday. This will create conditions hazardous to small crafts. Winds will become southwest to west late Saturday and into Sunday as the next system approaches. $$

Overnight
NW wind around 19 kt. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...WNW 5 ft at 13 seconds and WNW 2 ft at 22 seconds. Wind waves around 4 ft.
Friday
NW wind 20 to 22 kt. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 7 ft at 13 seconds and WNW 6 ft at 20 seconds. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft.
Friday Night
NW wind around 21 kt. Mostly cloudy. WNW swell 11 ft at 18 seconds. Wind waves around 4 ft.
Saturday
NW wind 11 to 13 kt. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 10 to 12 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Saturday Night
WNW wind 12 to 14 kt. A slight chance of rain after 10pm. Mixed swell...WNW 8 to 9 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Sunday
NW wind 15 to 20 kt. A slight chance of rain before 10am. Mixed swell...WNW 6 to 8 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
Sunday Night
NNW wind 13 to 16 kt. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...WNW 9 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 2 ft.
Monday
NW wind 11 to 14 kt. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 13 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Monday Night
NW wind 14 to 16 kt. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...WNW 13 to 14 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 2 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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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 35.92°N 121.74°W
Last Update: 5:07 pm PST Jan 23, 2020
Forecast Valid: 2am PST Jan 24, 2020-6pm PST Jan 30, 2020
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