Unsettled in New England and the Southwest; Mild Across the Plains and Rockies

Unsettled weather, including periods of locally heavy rainfall, is expected to persist across portions of New England and the Southwest U.S. through much of the weekend. Elsewhere, mainly tranquil conditions are forecast. Well above normal temperatures are likely across parts of the northern and central Plains into the northern Rockies.
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3NM ESE Santa Cruz CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Mostly Sunny

    WSW 16kt
    3ft
  • Tonight

    Patchy Fog

    WSW 13ktWinds Decreasing
    2-3ft
  • Sunday

    Gradual Clearing

    Winds IncreasingWSW 15kt
    2-3ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    E 12ktWinds Decreasing
    2ft
  • Monday

    Patchy Fog

    Winds IncreasingW 17kt
    2-3ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chc Rain

    WNW 13kt
    3ft
  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    NNW 11kt
    3ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NNW 16ktWinds Decreasing
    3ft
  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    W 10kt
    3ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 1:42 pm PDT Sep 25, 2021
Forecast Valid: 3pm PDT Sep 25, 2021-6pm PDT Oct 1, 2021

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ500-260415- 819 AM PDT Sat Sep 25 2021 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Light to locally moderate winds will prevail across the waters through the rest of the weekend. Coastal jets are forecast to develop Sunday afternoon south of Pigeon Point to Point Pinos and south of Point Sur. Northwest winds will gradually increase early next week. Seas remain mixed with a shorter period northwest swell and along period southerly swell. A series of northwest swells will develop, the first arriving this weekend and a second larger swell into Tuesday. $$

This Afternoon
WSW wind 14 to 16 kt. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WSW 1 ft at 16 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves around 4 ft.
Tonight
WSW wind 8 to 13 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt. Patchy fog between 11pm and midnight. Mixed swell...WSW 1 ft at 15 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft.
Sunday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WSW 10 to 15 kt in the morning. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing. Mixed swell...WSW 1 ft at 13 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves 1 ft building to 4 ft.
Sunday Night
E wind 7 to 12 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Partly cloudy. Mixed swell...WSW 1 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Monday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming W 12 to 17 kt in the afternoon. Patchy fog before 8am. Mixed swell...WSW 1 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 1 ft building to 5 ft.
Monday Night
WNW wind 6 to 13 kt. A slight chance of rain. Mixed swell...WSW 2 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft.
Tuesday
NNW wind 7 to 11 kt. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WSW 3 ft and ...becoming WSW 3 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Tuesday Night
NNW wind 11 to 16 kt decreasing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Partly cloudy. WSW swell 3 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Wednesday
N wind 5 to 10 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. WSW swell 3 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: 36.96°N 121.97°W
Last Update: 1:42 pm PDT Sep 25, 2021
Forecast Valid: 3pm PDT Sep 25, 2021-6pm PDT Oct 1, 2021
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