Heavy Rain and Mountain Snow This Week Northwest To Rockies; Heavy Rain May Bring Flooding to Portions of the East Late Week

At least two storm systems will batter the Pacific Northwest into the northern Rockies this week with heavy rain and mountain snow. The first system may bring as much as two feet of snow to the northern Cascades through Wednesday. This first system will then move over the central US by late week and bring heavy to excessive rain to portions of the south and east Thursday into this weekend.
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Last Update: 836 AM PST Tue Dec 11 2018

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38NM SW Cambria CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

Synopsis: PZZ600-120100- 836 AM PST Tue Dec 11 2018 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 15Z...or 7 AM PST, a 1030 MB surface high was located over northern Nevada and a 1016 mb low was near Catalina Island. Strengthening northwest flow is expected over the coastal waters with building seas. Hazardous seas are likely through much of the week across the outer coastal waters. $$

Today
NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 15 seconds.
Tonight
NW to N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 8 ft dominant period 13 seconds.
Wed
N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts to 25 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 12 seconds.
Wed Night
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 14 seconds, building to 7 to 10 ft dominant period 15 seconds after midnight.
Thu
NE winds 5 to 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 9 to 11 ft at 17 seconds, building to 11 to 12 ft at 17 seconds in the afternoon.
Thu Night
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 10 to 11 ft at 16 seconds.
Fri
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 10 to 13 ft. Slight chance of rain.
Sat
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 9 to 12 ft.
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Last Update: 836 AM PST Tue Dec 11 2018
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