Storms and Heavy Rainfall For Southern Plains and Texas; Increasing Warmth Across West

Strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy to excessive rainfall will be possible across the southern High Plains and much of Texas through Wednesday, with a slow moving storm system. Above average high temperatures are expected across much of the country this week, especially in the West, as a sturdy ridge of high pressure builds and expands across the region.
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10NM SSE Santa Cruz CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Increasing Clouds

    NW 21kt
    8ftWaves Subsiding

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Monday

    Decreasing Clouds

    Winds IncreasingWNW 19kt
    3-4ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    WNW 20ktWinds Decreasing
    3-4ft
  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    Winds IncreasingWNW 10kt
    3ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    W 8ktWinds Decreasing
    4-5ft
  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    Winds IncreasingW 10kt
    5-6ft
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    W 10kt
    5-6ft
  • Thursday

    Sunny

    Light Wind
    5ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    W 6ktWinds Decreasing
    4ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:00 pm PDT Apr 21, 2019
Forecast Valid: 8pm PDT Apr 21, 2019-6pm PDT Apr 28, 2019

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

Synopsis: PZZ500-221015- 230 PM PDT Sun Apr 21 2019 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Gusty northwest winds across the waters through the remainder of the day and tonight. Isolated, occasional gale force gusts are possible through tonight. These gusty winds will generate steep fresh swell that is hazardous for small craft vessels. Northwest winds dissipate into midweek. Light to locally moderate northwest seas. $$

Tonight
NW wind 12 to 21 kt. Increasing clouds. WNW swell 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds. Wind waves 6 ft subsiding to 2 ft.
Monday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WNW 14 to 19 kt in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny. WNW swell 3 ft at 10 seconds. Wind waves 1 ft building to 5 ft.
Monday Night
WNW wind 15 to 20 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Mostly clear. WNW swell 3 ft at 10 seconds. Wind waves 5 ft subsiding to 1 ft.
Tuesday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WNW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. WNW swell 3 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Tuesday Night
W wind 5 to 8 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt. Partly cloudy. WNW swell 6 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Wednesday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. WNW swell 5 to 6 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Wednesday Night
W wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NW in the evening. Mostly clear. WNW swell 5 to 6 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Thursday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. WNW swell 5 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
W wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Partly cloudy. WNW swell 4 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.

Locally lower winds and seas across sheltered portions of the bay.

*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: 36.82°N 121.97°W
Last Update: 4:00 pm PDT Apr 21, 2019
Forecast Valid: 8pm PDT Apr 21, 2019-6pm PDT Apr 28, 2019
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