Major Storm Arriving Into The Western U.S.
A major Pacific storm system will arrive into the Pacific Northwest and produce locally heavy rain, heavy mountain snow, gusty winds and a slew of marine hazards. This significant storm will dig down the West Coast over the weekend into the Southwestern U.S. For Saturday and Sunday, expect heavy to excessive rainfall along the California coast and widespread heavy mountain snow across the West.
Marine Zone Forecast
The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream as of December 10...
67 NM South of Dry Tortugas Light...on Loggerhead Key. 56 NM South of Cosgrove Shoal Light...off the Marquesas Keys. 42 NM South of Sand Key Light...off Key West. 26 NM South of Looe Key...off Big Pine Key. 19 NM South of Sombrero Key Light...off Marathon. 5 NM Southeast of Alligator Reef Light...off Islamorada. Less than 1 NM Southeast of Molasses Reef Light...off Key Largo. 2 NM East of Carysfort Reef Light...off Ocean Reef.
Gulf Stream Information Courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.