Nor'easter for the Northeast; Fire Weather Conditions Continue for Southern California

A powerful Nor'easter, first of the winter season, is expected to roll-up the Northeastern Seaboard and impact the region with a number of hazards this weekend. Very heavy wet snow and high gusty winds will affect a good portion of New England and rain will lash coastal areas. Meanwhile, dangerous fire weather conditions continue for southern California this weekend and likely into next week.
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Last Update: 843 PM PST Fri Dec 4 2020

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52NM WSW San Francisco CA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ500-051745- 843 PM PST Fri Dec 4 2020 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Light to locally moderate northwest winds will continue tonight through early Saturday while long period NW swell slowly subsides. As a front approaches Saturday afternoon, winds will become southwesterly to westerly before turning northerly and increasing on Sunday. Some light rain or drizzle is possible in the northern waters Saturday afternoon and evening. As winds ease and turn out of the NE Monday night into Tuesday, another long period large amplitude swell will move into the waters. This will cause large breaking waves across nearshore shoals. $$

Tonight
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. W swell 9 to 11 ft at 16 seconds.
Sat
W winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 14 seconds.
Sat Night
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.
Sun
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft. W swell 8 to 10 ft at 13 seconds.
Sun Night
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 7 to 8 ft. W swell 9 to 10 ft at 13 seconds.
Mon
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 8 to 9 ft. N swell 2 to 3 ft and W 11 to 13 ft.
Tue
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell W 13 to 15 ft.
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Last Update: 843 PM PST Fri Dec 4 2020
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