Valley Rain and Mountain Snow for Portions of the West; Tranquil Weather for the East

Low pressure will progress inland across the west overnight with some valley rain and higher terrain snow as this system tracks across the Intermountain West on Monday. East of the Rocky Mountains, high pressure will keep the weather pattern tranquil with moderating temperatures expected for the center of the nation.
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Last Update: 200 AM PDT Mon Oct 18 2021

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11NM N Monterey CA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ500-182145- 200 AM PDT Mon Oct 18 2021 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Northwest winds will continue to diminish into the early morning. A series of frontal systems are then expected with the first approaching the region on Tuesday causing winds to shift out of the south and increase beginning in the morning. Winds will further strengthen Tuesday night into Wednesday morning when gale force gusts will be possible over the northern outer waters. These winds will generate steep waves resulting in hazardous seas conditions, particularly for smaller vessels. Southerly winds will ease Wednesday and then persist through much of the forecast period. Moderate northwest seas will persist through mid week with a weaker southerly swell. The primary swell will shift more westerly mid week. $$

Today
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.
Tonight
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.
Tue
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 12 seconds.
Tue Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 11 seconds. A chance of showers.
Wed
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 14 seconds. A chance of showers and drizzle.
Wed Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog. A chance of drizzle.
Thu
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft. A chance of drizzle.
Fri
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft. A chance of drizzle. locally lower winds and seas across sheltered portions of the bay.

Locally lower winds and seas across sheltered portions of the bay.
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Last Update: 200 AM PDT Mon Oct 18 2021
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