Southern U.S. Heavy Rain; Lake Effect Snow Redevelops

Locally heavy rain may bring a threat of flash, urban, and small stream flooding across the lower Mississippi Valley Thursday and Friday. A clipper crossing southern Canada will bring lake effect snow to the Great Lakes and light snow to the Northeast Thursday into Saturday morning.
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8NM WNW Santa Cruz CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Mostly Clear

    Winds IncreasingN 6kt
    2ft
  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    WNW 11kt
    4ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    WNW 11kt
    4ft
  • Friday

    Chance Showers

    NW 20kt
    Waves Building10ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Friday
    Night

    Slight Chc Rain

    N 13kt
    8-9ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Winds IncreasingNW 17kt
    7ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NNW 9kt
    6-7ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Sunday

    Rain Likely

    Winds IncreasingWNW 7kt
    6ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    NW 16kt
    6-7ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:01 pm PST Jan 20, 2021
Forecast Valid: 11pm PST Jan 20, 2021-6pm PST Jan 27, 2021

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ500-211730- 830 PM PST Wed Jan 20 2021 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Winds are light to moderate as high pressure keeps dry weather in place. The next cold front arrives Thursday night into Friday morning for a chance of gustier northwest winds and light showers. A colder, unstable northwest pattern will bring an upper level low to the coastal waters and bays Sunday with another round of gusty northwest winds and showers. A moderate northwest swell prevails over the seas. $$

Overnight
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming N around 6 kt after midnight. Mostly clear. W swell 2 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Thursday
WNW wind 6 to 11 kt. Mostly sunny. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Thursday Night
WNW wind 7 to 11 kt. A chance of showers, mainly after 4am. W swell 4 ft at 14 seconds becoming WNW. Wind waves around 2 ft.
Friday
NW wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 28 kt. A chance of showers, mainly before 10am. WNW swell 9 ft. Wind waves around 4 ft.
Friday Night
N wind 9 to 13 kt. A slight chance of rain. W swell 8 ft. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft.
Saturday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming NW 12 to 17 kt in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 24 kt. Sunny. W swell 6 to 7 ft. Wind waves 1 ft building to 4 ft.
Saturday Night
NNW wind 6 to 9 kt. Mostly clear. W swell 6 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Sunday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WNW 5 to 7 kt in the morning. Rain likely. W swell 6 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Sunday Night
NW wind 11 to 16 kt, with gusts as high as 22 kt. Rain likely. W swell 6 ft. Wind waves 2 to 3 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: 37.01°N 122.21°W
Last Update: 3:01 pm PST Jan 20, 2021
Forecast Valid: 11pm PST Jan 20, 2021-6pm PST Jan 27, 2021
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