Unsettled in the South; Pacific Storm on the West Coast

Showers and a few strong to severe thunderstorms associated with a system in southeastern Texas. A strong and cold Pacific storm will produce heavy rain and heavy mountain snow, and strong, gusty winds for parts of the West coast. Gusty winds ahead of this system may produce critical fire weather threats in the North and Central Plains this weekend. Lake effect snows persist in the Northeast.
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19NM S San Francisco CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Chance Rain

    S 10kt
    8ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tonight

    Rain

    SSE 20ktWinds Decreasing
    8-9ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Winds IncreasingNW 11kt
    8ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NW 14kt
    6-7ft
  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    WNW 10kt
    5-6ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 15kt
    9-10ft
  • Monday

    Chance Rain

    SSW 9kt
    9ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    SSW 9kt
    8ft
  • Tuesday

    Rain Likely

    S 11kt
    7-8ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:41 am PST Mar 5, 2021
Forecast Valid: 12pm PST Mar 5, 2021-6pm PST Mar 11, 2021

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ500-060530- 841 AM PST Fri Mar 5 2021 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... A cold front continues to approach the coastal waters from the west. Ahead of the front light to moderate southerly winds will prevail. Winds will continue to be strongest over the offshore waters north of Point Reyes. Rain will accompany the frontal boundary tonight and winds will become northerly by Saturday morning in wake of its passage. Moderate northwest swell will also continue to result in hazardous conditions for small craft through Saturday before subsiding on Sunday. Another low pressure system approaching from the northwest will bring more rain and larger swell early to mid next week. $$

This Afternoon
S wind around 10 kt. A chance of rain after 4pm. W swell 8 ft at 17 seconds. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft.
Tonight
SSE wind 15 to 20 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt. Winds could gust as high as 26 kt. Rain, mainly after 10pm. W swell 8 ft at 16 seconds. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
Saturday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming NW 6 to 11 kt in the morning. Mostly sunny. W swell 8 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Saturday Night
NW wind 9 to 14 kt. Mostly clear. W swell 6 to 7 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Sunday
WNW wind 8 to 10 kt. Mostly sunny. W swell 6 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Sunday Night
NW wind 13 to 15 kt. Partly cloudy. W swell 10 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Monday
W wind 5 to 9 kt becoming SSW in the afternoon. A chance of rain after 10am. W swell 9 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Monday Night
SSW wind around 9 kt. Rain likely. W swell 8 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Tuesday
S wind 8 to 11 kt. Rain likely. W swell 7 to 8 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.

.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST..... IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Northwest swell 4 to 7 ft, with a dominant period of 17 seconds. ACROSS THE BAR...Northwest swell 6 to 9 ft, with a dominant period of 17 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 1.4 kt at 09:55 PM Friday and 3.0 kt at 09:13 AM Saturday.

*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: 37.47°N 122.47°W
Last Update: 2:41 am PST Mar 5, 2021
Forecast Valid: 12pm PST Mar 5, 2021-6pm PST Mar 11, 2021
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