Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest; Heavy Rain in the Mid-Atlantic; Widespread Heat in the Southwest

Severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will impact portions of the Upper Midwest. A lingering front will bring another round of heavy showers and thunderstorms to the Mid-Atlantic. Excessive heat continues in the South Plains to the Southwest, and fire weather threats remain Critical across the Great Basin, Northern Rockies, and into the Plains.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

5NM SSW Monterey CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Slight Chc Thunderstorms

    Winds IncreasingWSW 7kt
    3ft
  • Tonight

    Slight Chc Thunderstorms

    Winds IncreasingENE 8kt
    3ft
  • Friday

    Slight Chc Thunderstorms

    NNW 8ktWinds Decreasing
    3ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Light Wind
    3-4ft
  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    SSW 9kt
    2ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    2ft
  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Winds IncreasingNW 11kt
    2ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    NNW 9kt
    3ft
  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    NNW 13kt
    3-4ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 9:54 am PDT Aug 13, 2020
Forecast Valid: 11am PDT Aug 13, 2020-6pm PDT Aug 19, 2020

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ500-140415- 812 AM PDT Thu Aug 13 2020 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Remnant tropical moisture from former Hurricane Elida will bring chances of thunderstorms to the waters from south to north throughout the day. Expect locally gusty winds, rough seas, and frequent lightning with some of these cells. Otherwise, generally light to moderate northwest winds across the waters through the weekend aside from locally breezy winds over the northern outer waters into this evening. Mixed seas will persist through the period with a short period northwest swell and two longer period southerly swells. $$

Today
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WSW 5 to 7 kt in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mixed swell...WNW 3 ft at 9 seconds and S 1 ft at 13 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Tonight
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming ENE 5 to 8 kt in the evening. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mixed swell...WNW 3 ft at 9 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 12 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Friday
NNW wind 5 to 8 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mixed swell...NW 3 ft at 9 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 12 seconds becoming SW at 17 seconds . Wind waves around 1 ft.
Friday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...NW 3 to 4 ft and SW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Saturday
SSW wind 7 to 9 kt. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 2 ft and SW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Saturday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...NW 2 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Sunday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming NW 6 to 11 kt in the morning. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 2 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Sunday Night
NNW wind 6 to 9 kt. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...WNW 3 ft and S 1 ft becoming SW. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Monday
NNW wind 7 to 13 kt. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 3 ft and SW 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.

Winds and wind waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

*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: 36.53°N 121.95°W
Last Update: 9:54 am PDT Aug 13, 2020
Forecast Valid: 11am PDT Aug 13, 2020-6pm PDT Aug 19, 2020
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