Unsettled Weather in Portions of the Northwest and Southwest

Widely scattered showers and thunderstorms may produce heavy rain and localized areas of flash flooding over parts of the Southwest through Tuesday. Locally heavy rainfall and gusty winds is expected to impact the Pacific Northwest and northern Great Basin.
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4NM E Santa Cruz CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    2ft
  • Monday

    Patchy Fog

    Winds IncreasingWSW 18kt
    2-3ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chc Rain

    W 8kt
    2ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    NNW 10kt
    2ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    NW 11ktWinds Decreasing
    2ft
  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Winds IncreasingWSW 8kt
    2ft
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    3ft
  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Winds IncreasingWNW 7kt
    2ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    WNW 8ktWinds Decreasing
    2ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:01 pm PDT Sep 26, 2021
Forecast Valid: 11pm PDT Sep 26, 2021-6pm PDT Oct 3, 2021

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH

Synopsis: PZZ500-271615- 842 PM PDT Sun Sep 26 2021 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Generally light to locally moderate northwest winds will continue into tonight. Breezy evening winds expected where coastal jets from south Pigeon Point and along the Big Sur coast south of Point Sur. Winds will briefly shift out of the south to southwest into Monday over much of the waters as a weak cold front moves through. Northwest winds will quickly return by Monday night and then increase into mid week. Seas remain mixed with a moderate west to northwest swell and a longer period southerly swell. A second larger northwest swell will arrive Monday night with seas building into Tuesday. The combination of stronger winds and building swell will result in hazardous seas conditions, particularly for smaller vessels. $$

Overnight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...WSW 1 ft at 12 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 16 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Monday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WSW 13 to 18 kt in the afternoon. Patchy fog before 7am. Mixed swell...WSW 1 ft at 11 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 16 seconds. Wind waves 1 ft building to 4 ft.
Monday Night
W wind 5 to 8 kt. A slight chance of rain before 11pm. Mixed swell...WSW 1 ft at 17 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Tuesday
NNW wind 8 to 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WSW 1 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Tuesday Night
NW wind 6 to 11 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...WSW 1 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Wednesday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WSW 5 to 8 kt in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WSW 1 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Wednesday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Mixed swell...WSW 2 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 2 ft.
Thursday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WNW 5 to 7 kt in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WSW 1 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
WNW wind 5 to 8 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Partly cloudy. WSW swell 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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Point Forecast: 36.96°N 121.94°W
Last Update: 3:01 pm PDT Sep 26, 2021
Forecast Valid: 11pm PDT Sep 26, 2021-6pm PDT Oct 3, 2021
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