Nor'easter for the Northeast; Fire Weather Conditions Continue for Southern California

A powerful Nor'easter, first of the winter season, is expected to roll-up the Northeastern Seaboard and impact the region with a number of hazards this weekend. Very heavy wet snow and high gusty winds will affect a good portion of New England and rain will lash coastal areas. Meanwhile, dangerous fire weather conditions continue for southern California this weekend and likely into next week.
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4NM E Santa Cruz CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    ESE 8km/hWinds Decreasing
    < 1m
  • Saturday

    Increasing Clouds

    Winds IncreasingWSW 16km/h
    < 1m
  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Winds IncreasingE 8km/h
    < 1m
  • Sunday

    Patchy Fog

    Winds IncreasingWSW 10km/h
    < 1m
  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NNW 10km/h
    < 1m
  • Monday

    Sunny

    Winds IncreasingNNW 8km/h
    < 1m
  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NE 11km/h
    < 1m
  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    N 10km/h
    1m
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NNE 8km/h
    < 1m

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:01 pm PST Dec 4, 2020
Forecast Valid: 10pm PST Dec 4, 2020-6pm PST Dec 11, 2020

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ500-051745- 843 PM PST Fri Dec 4 2020 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Light to locally moderate northwest winds will continue tonight through early Saturday while long period NW swell slowly subsides. As a front approaches Saturday afternoon, winds will become southwesterly to westerly before turning northerly and increasing on Sunday. Some light rain or drizzle is possible in the northern waters Saturday afternoon and evening. As winds ease and turn out of the NE Monday night into Tuesday, another long period large amplitude swell will move into the waters. This will cause large breaking waves across nearshore shoals. $$

Tonight
ESE wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming variable and less than 5 km/h in the evening. Partly cloudy. . Wind waves 1 m or less.
Saturday
Variable winds less than 5 km/h becoming WSW 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon. Increasing clouds. . Wind waves 1 m or less.
Saturday Night
Variable winds less than 5 km/h becoming E 5 to 8 km/h. Partly cloudy. . Wind waves 1 m or less.
Sunday
Variable winds less than 5 km/h becoming WSW 5 to 10 km/h in the morning. Patchy fog before 7am. . Wind waves 1 m or less.
Sunday Night
NNW wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming E after midnight. Mostly clear. . Wind waves 1 m or less.
Monday
Variable winds less than 5 km/h becoming NNW 5 to 8 km/h in the afternoon. Sunny. . Wind waves 1 m or less.
Monday Night
NE wind around 11 km/h. Mostly clear. . Wind waves 1 m or less.
Tuesday
N wind 8 to 10 km/h. Sunny. . Wind waves 1 m or less.
Tuesday Night
NNE wind 5 to 8 km/h. Mostly clear. . Wind waves 1 m or less.

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 121.94°W
Last Update: 3:01 pm PST Dec 4, 2020
Forecast Valid: 10pm PST Dec 4, 2020-6pm PST Dec 11, 2020
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