Cold System Impacting California into Southwest/Four Corners; System Tracking From Mississippi Valley Into East, Possible Prelude To Much Stronger System

A storm digging through CA into the Southwest and Four Corners region will produce heavy mountain snow and showers. Further east, another storm will track from the Mid MS Valley to the Mid-Atlantic for a swath of snow and ice w/ locally heavy rain through Monday. By Tuesday, a stronger storm w/ a wealth of moisture will impact the eastern two-thirds w/ excessive rain, heavy snow and ice.
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Last Update: 842 AM PST Sun Feb 17 2019

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13NM W San Francisco CA

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...
Synopsis: PZZ500-180530- 842 AM PST Sun Feb 17 2019 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Northwest winds are forecast to prevail over the coastal waters for the next several days. The northwest swell that arrived late Friday and Saturday will begin to decrease today. A second long period northwest swell train is set to arrive during the week and will bring with it more modest swell heights. $$

Today
NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell 7 to 10 ft at 13 seconds. A chance of showers, mainly this morning.
Tonight
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to 9 ft at 13 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
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NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to 9 ft at 18 seconds.
Mon Night
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 8 ft at 17 seconds.
Tue
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 8 ft at 17 seconds.
Tue Night
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 7 ft at 17 seconds.
Wed
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to 10 ft. A chance of showers.
Thu
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to 10 ft. .....san francisco bar/fourfathom bank forecast..... in the deep water channel...combined seas 7 to 10 ft with a dominant period of 13 seconds. across the bar...combined seas 8 to 11 ft with a dominant period of 13 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 3.3 kt at 02:07 pm sunday and 2.0 kt at 03:07 am monday.

.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST..... IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 7 to 10 ft with a dominant period of 13 seconds. ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 8 to 11 ft with a dominant period of 13 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 3.3 kt at 02:07 PM Sunday and 2.0 kt at 03:07 AM Monday.
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Last Update: 842 AM PST Sun Feb 17 2019
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