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Flash flooding possible for parts of Upper Midwest

A slow-moving weather system progressing from the northern Plains to the Great Lakes will bring excessive rainfall and a risk of flash flooding to portions of the Upper Midwest on Friday. The heaviest rainfall is expected from central Iowa northeastward across southeastern Minn. and into Wisc. Rainfall totals of 1-2 inches, with locally-higher amounts, are possible through Saturday morning.
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25NM WSW Santa Barbara CA

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Tonight

Mostly Clear

WNW 15kt
5-6ft

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Saturday

Sunny

Winds IncreasingWNW 15kt
4-5ft

Saturday
Night

Mostly Clear

NW 20kt
4-6ft

Sunday

Sunny

W 15kt
5ft

Sunday
Night

Patchy Fog

W 15kt
5ft

Labor
Day

Patchy Fog

Winds IncreasingW 10kt
4ft

Monday
Night

Patchy Fog

WSW 10kt
4ft

Tuesday

Patchy Fog

WSW 10kt
3-4ft

Tuesday
Night

Patchy Fog

Light Wind
3ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 1:51 pm PDT Aug 29, 2014
Forecast Valid: 4pm PDT Aug 29, 2014-6pm PDT Sep 5, 2014

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Detailed Forecast



  • SynopsisAT 20Z...OR 1 PM PDT...HIGH PRESSURE WAS OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC AND A 1007 MB LOW WAS NEAR LAS VEGAS. ACROSS THE OUTER WATERS...MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG NW FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUN. ACROSS THE INNER WATERS...WEAK TO MODERATE W TO NW FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUN.
  • Tonight WNW wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...WNW 4 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 9 seconds. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
  • Saturday WNW wind 5 to 10 kt increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. Sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 4 ft at 7 seconds and S 1 ft at 9 seconds. Wind waves 1 ft building to 5 ft.
  • Saturday Night NW wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...WNW 4 ft at 8 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 16 seconds. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
  • Sunday W wind 10 to 15 kt. Sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 5 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 2 ft.
  • Sunday Night W wind 10 to 15 kt. Patchy fog after 11pm. Mixed swell...W 5 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Labor Day Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Patchy fog before 11am. Mixed swell...W 4 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Monday Night WSW wind 5 to 10 kt. Patchy fog after 11pm. Mixed swell...W 4 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Tuesday SE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming WSW in the morning. Patchy fog before 11am. Mixed swell...W 3 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Tuesday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. Patchy fog after 11pm. Mixed swell...W 3 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
*Notices:
  1. 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.
  2. 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.