Winter Storm Impacting The Western U.S.

A winter storm continues to pound the Western U.S. today with heavy mountain snow, locally heavy rainfall and gusty winds. The heaviest snowfall is expected from the Sierra to parts of the Intermountain West. The heaviest rainfall with localized flooding is likely along the central California coastline. Windy conditions span from the West into the central High Plains.

4NM NW San Francisco CA

Marine Point Forecast

  • Today

    Rain Likely

    WNW 15kt
  • Tonight

    Slight Chc Rain

    WNW 10kt
  • Friday


    NE 8kt
  • Friday

    Chance Rain

    ENE 7kt
  • Saturday

    Rain Likely

    E 10kt
  • Saturday


    S 9kt
  • Sunday


    SSW 14kt
  • Sunday

    Rain Likely

    SSW 11kt
  • Monday

    Chance Rain

    SSW 8kt

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 8:55 am PST Dec 1, 2022
Forecast Valid: 11am PST Dec 1, 2022-6pm PST Dec 7, 2022

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Detailed Forecast

Synopsis: PZZ500-020530- 910 AM PST Thu Dec 1 2022 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... A potent cold front continues to move through the area bringing locally strong gusty winds and heavy rain along the front. Winds are southerly ahead of the front and northwesterly behind the front. Advisory level winds will continue through the day, before diminishing tonight. Building northwest swell also moves through the waters today. A low pressure system over the eastern Pacific will then potentially deepen and bring another round of rain and increasing winds as it approaches the Bay Area Saturday and Sunday. $$

WNW wind 9 to 15 kt. Rain likely, mainly before 4pm.
WNW wind 7 to 10 kt becoming N after midnight. A slight chance of rain before 10pm.
NE wind around 8 kt. Sunny.
Friday Night
ENE wind around 7 kt. A chance of rain after 4am.
E wind 7 to 10 kt. Rain likely, mainly after 10am.
Saturday Night
S wind around 9 kt. Rain.
SSW wind 10 to 14 kt. Rain.
Sunday Night
SSW wind 8 to 11 kt. Rain likely.
SSE wind around 8 kt becoming SSW in the afternoon. A chance of rain.


  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: 37.83°N 122.48°W
Last Update: 8:55 am PST Dec 1, 2022
Forecast Valid: 11am PST Dec 1, 2022-6pm PST Dec 7, 2022
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