Nor'easter for the Northeast; Fire Weather Conditions Continue for Southern California

A powerful Nor'easter, first of the winter season, is expected to roll-up the Northeastern Seaboard and impact the region with a number of hazards this weekend. Very heavy wet snow and high gusty winds will affect a good portion of New England and rain will lash coastal areas. Meanwhile, dangerous fire weather conditions continue for southern California this weekend and likely into next week.
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8NM W San Francisco CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Mostly Clear

    Light Wind
    6ft
  • Saturday

    Partly Sunny

    Winds IncreasingWNW 9kt
    4-5ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Increasing Clouds

    W 8kt
    3ft
  • Sunday

    Decreasing Clouds

    Winds IncreasingWNW 9kt
    5-7ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Light Wind
    7-8ft
  • Monday

    Sunny

    NNE 24ktWinds Decreasing
    5-6ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NE 14kt
    11-12ft
  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    NNE 7kt
    11ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    9-10ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:01 pm PST Dec 4, 2020
Forecast Valid: 11pm PST Dec 4, 2020-6pm PST Dec 11, 2020

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ500-051745- 843 PM PST Fri Dec 4 2020 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Light to locally moderate northwest winds will continue tonight through early Saturday while long period NW swell slowly subsides. As a front approaches Saturday afternoon, winds will become southwesterly to westerly before turning northerly and increasing on Sunday. Some light rain or drizzle is possible in the northern waters Saturday afternoon and evening. As winds ease and turn out of the NE Monday night into Tuesday, another long period large amplitude swell will move into the waters. This will cause large breaking waves across nearshore shoals. $$

Overnight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear. W swell 6 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Saturday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WNW 5 to 9 kt in the afternoon. Partly sunny. W swell 4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
W wind 5 to 8 kt. Increasing clouds. W swell 3 ft at 13 seconds. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Sunday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WNW 5 to 9 kt in the morning. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny. W swell 7 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Sunday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear. W swell 6 to 7 ft. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft.
Monday
NNE wind 19 to 24 kt decreasing to 6 to 11 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 kt. Sunny. Mixed swell...W 3 to 6 ft and W 5 ft. Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 3 ft.
Monday Night
SE wind 11 to 14 kt becoming NE after midnight. Mostly clear. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Tuesday
NNE wind 5 to 7 kt. Mostly sunny. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Tuesday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.

.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST..... IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Seas 7 to 9 ft with a dominant period of 15 seconds tonight, decreasing to 4 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 13 seconds Saturday. ACROSS THE BAR...Seas 10 to 12 ft with a dominant swell period of 15 seconds tonight, decreasing to 6 to 8 ft with a dominant swell period of 13 seconds Saturday. Maximum ebb current of 0.8 kt at 08:13 AM Saturday and 3.1 kt at 07:07 PM Saturday.

*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: 37.79°N 122.59°W
Last Update: 3:01 pm PST Dec 4, 2020
Forecast Valid: 11pm PST Dec 4, 2020-6pm PST Dec 11, 2020
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