Lake Effect Snow Along Eastern Great Lakes; Critical Fire Weather in Texas

As a potent winter storm moves off the coast of New England, heavy snow will be possible in its wake downwind of the eastern Great Lakes through Monday night and into Tuesday. A quick-hitting winter storm will bring strong winds and snow to the northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes Tuesday. Strong winds and dry conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions in the southern Plains.
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2NM SE Santa Cruz CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    2ft
  • Tuesday

    Patchy Fog

    Winds IncreasingW 15kt
    2ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    ENE 6ktWinds Decreasing
    2ft
  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Winds IncreasingW 12kt
    2ft
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NNE 6ktWinds Decreasing
    2ft
  • Thursday

    Sunny

    Winds IncreasingW 9kt
    2ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    2ft
  • Friday

    Sunny

    Light Wind
    2ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NNE 7kt
    2ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 6:04 pm PST Jan 17, 2022
Forecast Valid: 11pm PST Jan 17, 2022-6pm PST Jan 24, 2022

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ500-181700- 840 PM PST Mon Jan 17 2022 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Light to moderate northwesterly winds continue tonight into Tuesday. Winds will increase Tuesday afternoon and evening, becoming hazardous for smaller vessels through mid-week. A series of moderate period west to northwest swell prevails through the forecast period. $$

Overnight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly cloudy. WSW swell 1 ft at 11 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Tuesday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Patchy fog between 9am and 10am. WSW swell 1 ft at 12 seconds. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Tuesday Night
ENE wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. Partly cloudy. WSW swell 1 ft at 11 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Wednesday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming W 7 to 12 kt in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. WSW swell 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Wednesday Night
NNE wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Mostly clear. WSW swell 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Thursday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming W 5 to 9 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. WSW swell 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. WSW swell 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Friday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. WSW swell 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Friday Night
NNE wind around 7 kt. Mostly clear. WSW swell 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.

Locally lower winds and seas across sheltered portions of the bay.

*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: 36.95°N 122°W
Last Update: 6:04 pm PST Jan 17, 2022
Forecast Valid: 11pm PST Jan 17, 2022-6pm PST Jan 24, 2022
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