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.
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43NM NW San Francisco CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Chance Rain

    NW 18kt
    7ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    NW 20kt
    9ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    E 7kt
    7-8ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    E 6kt
    4-5ft
  • Saturday

    Rain Likely

    ESE 14kt
    5-7ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Rain

    SSE 12kt
    9ft
  • Sunday

    Rain

    SSW 11kt
    9-10ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    SW 10kt
    10ftWaves Subsiding
  • Monday

    Chance Rain

    ESE 7kt
    4-5ft

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. $$

Today
NW wind 14 to 18 kt. A chance of rain. Mixed swell...WNW 6 ft at 13 seconds and WNW 2 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
Tonight
NW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming N after midnight. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...WNW 8 ft at 14 seconds and WNW 1 ft at 12 seconds becoming S. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft.
Friday
E wind around 7 kt. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 6 to 7 ft at 13 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 13 seconds. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Friday Night
E wind around 6 kt. A chance of rain after 4am. Mixed swell...WNW 4 to 5 ft and S 1 ft becoming W. Wind waves around 2 ft.
Saturday
ESE wind 11 to 14 kt. Rain likely, mainly after 10am. Mixed swell...WNW 6 ft and W 2 ft. Wind waves 2 ft building to 5 ft.
Saturday Night
SSE wind 10 to 12 kt. Rain. Mixed swell...W 9 ft and W 3 ft. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
Sunday
SSW wind around 11 kt. Rain. Mixed swell...W 10 ft and W 1 to 2 ft becoming SSW. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Sunday Night
SW wind 8 to 10 kt. A chance of rain. Mixed swell...WNW 7 to 9 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Monday
ESE wind around 7 kt becoming SSW in the afternoon. A chance of rain. Mixed swell...WNW 3 to 4 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 2 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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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 38.27°N 123.09°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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