Unsettled Weather Continues in the Northwest; Tracking a Storm from the Plains to Northeast

Unsettled weather will persist across the western U.S. this week with heavy coastal rain and mountain snow for the Pacific Northwest. A storm will develop over the Central Plains and track to the Northeast through this weekend bringing a wintry mix over portions of the Plains and Midwest, heavy rain over the northern Gulf Coast and a potential for heavy snow in the Northeast this weekend.
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12NM W San Francisco CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Sunny

    E 8ktWinds Decreasing
    8-9ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tonight

    Increasing Clouds

    Winds IncreasingENE 11kt
    6-7ft
  • Thursday

    Mostly Cloudy

    Winds IncreasingWNW 6kt
    5ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    NW 14kt
    4-6ft
  • Friday

    Mostly Cloudy

    WNW 11kt
    7-8ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Slight Chc Rain

    WNW 6ktWinds Decreasing
    9-10ft
  • Saturday

    Chance Rain

    Light Wind
    8-9ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    S 12kt
    7-8ft
  • Sunday

    Rain Likely

    SW 10kt
    7-8ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:02 am PST Jan 22, 2020
Forecast Valid: 9am PST Jan 22, 2020-6pm PST Jan 28, 2020

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ500-222315- 223 AM PST Wed Jan 22 2020 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Light variable winds across most of the waters through midday, with locally breezy south/east winds along the southern coast. Later this afternoon and evening, winds shift to the north and strengthen across most of the waters through tomorrow. A WNW swell will peak today generating hazardous seas conditions for smaller vessels. Another longer period WNW swell will then arrive later this week. $$

Today
E wind 5 to 8 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Mixed swell...W 8 to 9 ft at 13 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Tonight
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming ENE 6 to 11 kt after midnight. Increasing clouds. Mixed swell...W 6 ft at 12 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Thursday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WNW around 6 kt in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...W 4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and SW 1 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
NW wind 10 to 14 kt. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...W 5 ft and W 2 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Friday
WNW wind 7 to 11 kt. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...W 6 ft and W 5 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Friday Night
WNW wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. A slight chance of rain after 10pm. Patchy fog after 1am. Mixed swell...W 9 ft and ...becoming W 9 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Saturday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of rain. Mixed swell...W 8 to 9 ft and WSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Saturday Night
S wind 6 to 12 kt. Rain likely. Mixed swell...W 7 to 8 ft and WSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Sunday
SW wind around 10 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Rain likely. Mixed swell...W 8 ft and WSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.

.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST..... IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Seas 8 to 10 ft with a dominant period of 14 seconds. ACROSS THE BAR...Seas 9 to 12 ft with a dominant period of 14 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 3.4 kt at 02:13 PM Wednesday and 1.7 kt at 03:07 AM Thursday.

*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: 37.78°N 122.67°W
Last Update: 4:02 am PST Jan 22, 2020
Forecast Valid: 9am PST Jan 22, 2020-6pm PST Jan 28, 2020
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