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 NNW Oakland CA

Marine Point Forecast

  • Today


    W 16kt
  • Tonight

    Slight Chc Rain

    WNW 10ktWinds Decreasing
  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    Winds IncreasingENE 7kt
  • Friday

    Chance Rain

    Light Wind
  • Saturday

    Rain Likely

    Winds IncreasingE 7kt
  • Saturday


    S 6kt
  • Sunday


    SSW 13kt
  • Sunday

    Rain Likely

    SSW 11kt
  • Monday

    Chance Rain

    SSW 8kt

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:01 am PST Dec 1, 2022
Forecast Valid: 9am PST Dec 1, 2022-6pm PST Dec 7, 2022

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Detailed Forecast

Synopsis: PZZ500-012315- 248 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... Expect a very unsettled, winter-like weather pattern through late week and weekend. A cold front with heavy rain and gusty winds will move southeastward across the coastal waters and bays through this morning. Below early December normal temperatures will return with northwest winds this evening and Friday. 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. $$

W wind 7 to 16 kt, with gusts as high as 22 kt. Rain, mainly before 4pm.
WNW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. A slight chance of rain before 10pm.
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming ENE 5 to 7 kt in the afternoon. Mostly sunny.
Friday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of rain after 4am.
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming E 5 to 7 kt in the morning. Rain likely, mainly after 10am.
Saturday Night
S wind around 6 kt. Rain.
SSW wind 9 to 13 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: 37.86°N 122.32°W
Last Update: 4:01 am PST Dec 1, 2022
Forecast Valid: 9am PST Dec 1, 2022-6pm PST Dec 7, 2022
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