Showers and Thunderstorms; Fire Weather Threats

A series of cold fronts will produce showers and a few strong thunderstorms across parts of the High Plains and into the northern Rockies, and the Mid-Atlantic. Strong, dry winds in the northern Plains, 4-Corners area, and the Southeast will produce elevated fire weather threats. Locally heavy rain may cause flash flooding in Hawaii.
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Last Update: 859 AM PDT Fri May 7 2021

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11NM SSE Santa Cruz CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON

Synopsis: PZZ500-080415- 859 AM PDT Fri May 7 2021 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Northwest winds will strengthen across the waters today into tonight, briefly taper off early Saturday, then restrengthen later Saturday and remain elevated through the weekend. Gale force gusts are possible across much of the waters today, especially in the outer waters and across the North Bay and Big Sur coastal jets. Seas will be dominated by these wind driven waves though a very small northwest swell will also exist through the coming days. $$

Today
W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt this afternoon. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft, increasing to 8 to 9 ft this afternoon. W swell around 2 ft at 12 seconds.
Tonight
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind waves 8 to 9 ft. W swell around 2 ft at 12 seconds.
Sat
W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 7 to 8 ft. W swell around 2 ft at 11 seconds.
Sat Night
W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 8 to 9 ft.
Sun
W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 7 to 8 ft.
Sun Night
W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 7 to 8 ft.
Mon
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft.
Tue
NW winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. W swell around 2 ft. locally lower winds and seas across sheltered portions of the bay.
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Last Update: 859 AM PDT Fri May 7 2021
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