Wet Pattern Continues From the Northwest To Rockies; Major Storm System To Develop On Thursday Across Southern Plains

A vigorous system will slide from the Northwest to the Rockies on Wednesday to keep intact the wet pattern across the extended region. Heavy to excessive rain, intense mountain snow and high winds are possible before the next system arrives on Friday. The same system will evolve into a major storm on Thursday across the southern Plains for a widespread rain event for the South and East.
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Last Update: 806 PM PST Tue Dec 11 2018

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Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM PST WEDNESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: PZZ500-121630- 806 PM PST Tue Dec 11 2018 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Northerly winds will increase overnight across the waters as a cold front moves through. Winds will diminish tomorrow night and into Thursday before turning southerly into Friday. A building northwest swell will impact the waters late this week result in hazardous conditions. A more significant northwest swell is then forecast to arrive Sunday into Monday. $$

Tonight
NW winds 10 to 20 kt...becoming 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 4 ft after midnight. NW swell 5 to 8 ft at 13 seconds. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
Wed
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 10 ft at 14 seconds.
Wed Night
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 10 to 13 ft at 15 seconds.
Thu
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 10 to 13 ft at 16 seconds.
Thu Night
SE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 9 to 11 ft at 16 seconds.
Fri
W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 9 to 12 ft. Rain.
Fri Night
W winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 12 to 15 ft. A chance of rain.
Sat
SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to 11 ft. Rain likely.
Sun
S winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 14 to 19 ft. Rain.
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Last Update: 806 PM PST Tue Dec 11 2018
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