More Snow for the North Central U.S.; Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the West

Low pressure will bring locally heavy snowfall from the Northern Rockies into the Dakotas and parts of Minnesota through Thursday with well below normal temperatures. Farther east, showers and thunderstorms are expected from the Midwest into the Central Plains. Meanwhile, critical fire weather conditions will prevail in California, the Great Basin, and Southern High Plains.
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5NM SSW Monterey CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Mostly Sunny

    Light Wind
    3ft
  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Winds IncreasingN 9kt
    5ft
  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    N 7ktWinds Decreasing
    5ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    5ft
  • Friday

    Partly Sunny

    Winds IncreasingSW 7kt
    5ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    SW 7ktWinds Decreasing
    4ft
  • Saturday

    Partly Sunny

    Winds IncreasingWSW 8kt
    3-4ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    NW 8kt
    3ft
  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    NW 7kt
    3-4ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:02 am PDT Oct 21, 2020
Forecast Valid: 5am PDT Oct 21, 2020-6pm PDT Oct 27, 2020

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ500-212330- 331 AM PDT Wed Oct 21 2020 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Strong gale force winds with occasional storm force gusts possible over the northern coastal waters to late week. This will result in hazardous steep fresh swell for small craft vessels. Mixed seas will persist with a moderate northwest swell and longer period southerly swell. $$

Today
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 3 ft at 9 seconds and S 1 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Tonight
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming N 5 to 9 kt after midnight. Partly cloudy. Mixed swell...WNW 5 ft at 9 seconds and S 1 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Thursday
N wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...NW 5 ft at 10 seconds and S 1 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...NW 5 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Friday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SW 5 to 7 kt in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Mixed swell...W 5 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Friday Night
SW wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...W 4 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Saturday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WSW 5 to 8 kt in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 3 to 4 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Saturday Night
NW wind around 8 kt. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...WNW 3 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Sunday
NW wind around 7 kt. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 4 ft and S 1 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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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 36.53°N 121.95°W
Last Update: 4:02 am PDT Oct 21, 2020
Forecast Valid: 5am PDT Oct 21, 2020-6pm PDT Oct 27, 2020
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