Flash Flood Watches in Southeast and Tennessee Valley; Critical Fire Weather in California; Severe Weather in Upper Midwest

Flash flood watches are in effect today in parts of the Southeast and Tennessee Valley from organized areas of heavy to excessive rainfall. Meanwhile, critical fire weather conditions are likely across northern California with offshore winds and dry conditions. Finally, a strong cold front will produce severe thunderstorms across the Upper to Mid Mississippi Valley.
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5NM SSW Monterey CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Mostly Sunny

    NNW 10ktWinds Decreasing
    6ft
  • Tonight

    Haze

    Winds IncreasingE 10kt
    5-6ft
  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    SSW 12kt
    5ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    SW 8ktWinds Decreasing
    4ft
  • Wednesday

    Partly Sunny

    Winds IncreasingW 6kt
    2-3ft
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    N 6kt
    3-4ft
  • Thursday

    Mostly Cloudy

    WNW 7kt
    5ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    W 7ktWinds Decreasing
    5ft
  • Friday

    Mostly Cloudy

    Winds IncreasingSW 7kt
    4-5ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 9:47 am PDT Sep 20, 2021
Forecast Valid: 12pm PDT Sep 20, 2021-6pm PDT Sep 26, 2021

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ500-210415- 839 AM PDT Mon Sep 20 2021 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Northwest winds will remain breezy on Monday but continue to diminish into the evening. Light to locally moderate winds will prevail into mid week. The next chance for increasing winds over the outer waters will be late in the week. A weak longer period southerly swell continues before a longer period northwest swell arrives mid week. $$

This Afternoon
NNW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 1 ft at 12 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 13 seconds. Wind waves around 6 ft.
Tonight
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming E 5 to 10 kt. Widespread haze after 3am. Mixed swell...WNW 1 ft at 12 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft.
Tuesday
SSW wind 5 to 12 kt. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 1 ft at 11 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 12 seconds. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft.
Tuesday Night
SW wind 5 to 8 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...WNW 1 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft.
Wednesday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming W around 6 kt in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Mixed swell...W 1 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
Wednesday Night
NW wind around 6 kt becoming N after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...W 1 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
Thursday
N wind 5 to 7 kt becoming WNW in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...W 1 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 5 ft.
Thursday Night
W wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...WNW 1 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves around 5 ft.
Friday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SW 5 to 7 kt in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...WNW 1 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves 4 to 5 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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Point Forecast: 36.53°N 121.95°W
Last Update: 9:47 am PDT Sep 20, 2021
Forecast Valid: 12pm PDT Sep 20, 2021-6pm PDT Sep 26, 2021
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