Rainfall and mountain snow will continue across the western U.S. into Monday
Heavy precipitation along the west coast will persist with a focus along the Coastal Ranges and Cascades. While not nearly as impressive as recent days, the forecast suggests another 1 to 3 inches of rainfall is possible across this region. Farther inland, moderate to heavy snow is likely over the Wasatch and Colorado Rockies with 1 to 2 foot amounts possible through Monday.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
Saint Petersburg Beach FL
Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.
- SynopsisA FRONTAL BOUNDARY DRAPED OVER THE NORTHERN GULF WILL
LIFT NORTH OF THE AREA TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY KEEPING SHOWERS AND
A FEW THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE WATERS WITH THE BEST
CHANCES NORTH. SOME PATCHY SEA FOG MAY BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE
WATERS WITH THE WARM SOUTHERLY FLOW IN PLACE. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL THEN MOVE THROUGH THE AREA TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
NIGHT BRINGING STRONG SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ALONG WITH
INCREASED WINDS AND SEAS. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD INTO THE
REGION THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK WITH WINDS AND SEAS GRADUALLY
SUBSIDING LATE THURSDAY.
- Today S wind 9 to 14 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Tonight S wind 6 to 9 kt. A slight chance of showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Tuesday SSE wind 8 to 11 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Tuesday Night SE wind 8 to 13 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Wednesday SSE wind 14 to 16 kt, with gusts as high as 23 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 ft.
- Wednesday Night S wind around 13 kt becoming WNW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 19 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Christmas Day N wind 9 to 13 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Thursday Night N wind 6 to 8 kt becoming ENE after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Friday ENE wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area.
Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone
forecast and the NDFD graphics.
The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc.
These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
HOURLY WEATHER GRAPH
NATIONAL DIGITAL FORECAST DATABASE