Weather Focus Shifts To The West This Weekend

A strong system and cold front will dive and carve through the West this weekend. Widespread mountain snow is expected for the favored terrain, as some winter storm watches have been issued. This system will then evolve into a multi-hazard storm of heavy rain, flooding and severe thunderstorms early to the middle of next week, from the Lower Mississippi Valley through the saturated Mid South.
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Last Update: 251 AM PST Sat Feb 29 2020

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10NM S Oakland CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PST THIS MORNING

Synopsis: PZZ500-292330- 251 AM PST Sat Feb 29 2020 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... A trough and cold front moving into California will bring increasing northwest winds today through Sunday. Gale force gusts are expected today north of Pigeon Point as well as the Big Sur coast. Another pulse of northerly winds will arrive on Sunday, with gale- force winds expanding to most of the coastal waters. Gusts near storm force are possible over the northern outer waters on Sunday. Steep fresh swell from these winds will also create hazardous conditions on the waters. Winds will slowly decrease on Monday as the trough moves inland. A moderate long period northwest swell will move across the waters over the weekend. $$

Today
W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt.
Tonight
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Sun
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Sun Night
N winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt.
Mon
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Mon Night
NW winds 5 to 15 kt.
Tue
NW winds up to 10 kt.
Wed
W winds up to 10 kt.
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Last Update: 251 AM PST Sat Feb 29 2020
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