Unsettled in the South; Pacific Storm on the West Coast

Showers and a few strong to severe thunderstorms associated with a system in southeastern Texas. A strong and cold Pacific storm will produce heavy rain and heavy mountain snow, and strong, gusty winds for parts of the West coast. Gusty winds ahead of this system may produce critical fire weather threats in the North and Central Plains this weekend. Lake effect snows persist in the Northeast.
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Last Update: 225 PM PST Fri Mar 5 2021

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11NM WSW San Francisco CA

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: PZZ500-061130- 225 PM PST Fri Mar 5 2021 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Locally gusty southerly winds will continue as a cold front inches closer to the coast early tonight. The cold front will then move through the coastal waters tonight and early Saturday resulting in gusty winds and periods of rain. A longer period moderate northwest swell will also continue to result in hazardous conditions for small craft through Saturday before subsiding on Sunday. Another low pressure system approaching from the northwest will bring more rain and larger swell early to mid next week. $$

Tonight
S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft, decreasing to 1 ft after midnight. W swell 9 to 11 ft at 16 seconds. Rain.
Sat
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 8 to 10 ft at 15 seconds.
Sat Night
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 14 seconds.
Sun
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 14 seconds.
Sun Night
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 10 to 12 ft at 16 seconds.
Mon
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 10 to 12 ft at 16 seconds.
Mon Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 8 to 10 ft at 15 seconds. Rain likely.
Tue
S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 8 to 10 ft. Rain likely.
Wed
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft. .....san francisco bar/fourfathom bank forecast..... in the deep water channel...northwest swell 6 to 8 ft, with a dominant period of 16 seconds. across the bar...northwest swell 7 to 10 ft, with a dominant period of 16 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 1.4 kt at 09:55 pm friday and 3.0 kt at 09:13 am saturday.

.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST..... IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Northwest swell 6 to 8 ft, with a dominant period of 16 seconds. ACROSS THE BAR...Northwest swell 7 to 10 ft, with a dominant period of 16 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 1.4 kt at 09:55 PM Friday and 3.0 kt at 09:13 AM Saturday.
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Last Update: 225 PM PST Fri Mar 5 2021
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