Strong Storm to Move Onto the Plains and East This Week
A powerful storm will track across the Southwest with additional heavy precipitation and strong winds. This storm will track into the Plains and evolve into a heavy rainfall and severe weather threat from the Ohio Valley into the Mid-Mississippi Valley Thursday into Friday. The next system is forecast to arrive for the Pacific Northwest this week and into the weekend with wind, rain and snow.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
Marine Zone Forecast
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...
Synopsis: PZZ600-222230- 209 AM PDT Wed Mar 22 2023 Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 08Z, or 1 AM PDT, there was a 996 MB low near Bodega Bay with a trough of low pressure extending south of the low into the northern coastal waters. Gusty W to NW winds and choppy seas will affect much of the coastal waters over the next several days. Additionally, there is a slight chance of thunderstorms this morning for the southern coastal waters. $$
SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 7 to 10 ft at 11 seconds. Showers likely in the morning, then a chance of showers.
W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 10 ft at 12 seconds. A chance of showers in the evening.
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt by the afternoon. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 11 seconds.
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 10 seconds.
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 8 seconds.
Western portion, NW winds 30 to 40 kt in the evening, becoming 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, NW winds 25 to 35 kt in the evening, becoming 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft, subsiding to 6 to 8 ft after midnight.
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft.
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft.
Additional Forecasts and Information
Zone Area Forecast for East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island
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|Last Update:||209 AM PDT Wed Mar 22 2023|