Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions.
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43NM SE Point Arena CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Chance Showers

    WNW 18kt
    13ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers

    W 16kt
    10-11ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    NW 8ktWinds Decreasing
    8-9ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Monday

    Chance Rain

    S 15kt
    6-7ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    SW 11kt
    4-5ft
  • Tuesday

    Rain Likely

    SSW 15kt
    4-5ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    WSW 11kt
    4-5ft
  • Wednesday

    Slight Chc Showers

    NW 10kt
    3-4ft
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NNW 11kt
    4ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:45 pm PST Mar 2, 2024
Forecast Valid: 11pm PST Mar 2, 2024-6pm PST Mar 9, 2024

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Detailed Forecast


Overnight
WNW wind 12 to 18 kt. A chance of showers. W swell 10 ft at 13 seconds. Wind waves 7 to 8 ft.
Sunday
W wind 7 to 16 kt. A chance of showers, mainly before 4pm. W swell 10 ft at 13 seconds. Wind waves 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft.
Sunday Night
NW wind 5 to 8 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. A chance of showers, mainly after 10pm. Mixed swell...W 8 to 9 ft at 12 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Monday
ESE wind 6 to 15 kt becoming S in the afternoon. A chance of rain. Mixed swell...W 6 to 7 ft and WSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Monday Night
SW wind around 11 kt. Rain likely. Mixed swell...W 4 to 5 ft and SW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Tuesday
SSW wind 11 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 23 kt. Rain likely. Mixed swell...W 4 ft and SW 1 ft becoming SSW. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
Tuesday Night
WSW wind 8 to 11 kt. A chance of showers, mainly before 4am. W swell 2 to 3 ft. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft.
Wednesday
N wind 8 to 10 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers. W swell 2 ft. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft.
Wednesday Night
NNW wind around 11 kt. Mostly clear. W swell 3 ft. Wind waves around 3 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

*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: 38.37°N 123.09°W
Last Update: 2:45 pm PST Mar 2, 2024
Forecast Valid: 11pm PST Mar 2, 2024-6pm PST Mar 9, 2024
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