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Winter weather forecast for Rockies and southern Plains

A developing storm system will bring snow to parts of the Rockies and southern Plains on Friday, which will move into the central U.S. on Saturday. Freezing rain is also forecast from Texas to the mid-Mississippi Valley and into the Carolinas. Meanwhile, temperatures will be 20-40 degrees below normal across parts of the central and southern U.S. on Friday.
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31NM S Santa Maria CA

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Today

Slight Chc Showers

NW 20kt
< 1ft

Tonight

Chance Showers

NNW 20kt
< 1ft

Saturday

Chance Showers

WNW 15kt
< 1ft

Saturday
Night

Chance Showers

NW 15kt
< 1ft

Sunday

Chance Showers

Light Wind
< 1ft

Sunday
Night

Chance Showers

W 10kt
< 1ft

Monday

Chance Showers

WNW 15kt
< 1ft

Monday
Night

Slight Chc Showers

NW 15kt
< 1ft

Tuesday

Slight Chc Showers

NW 20kt
< 1ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:01 am PST Feb 27, 2015
Forecast Valid: 8am PST Feb 27, 2015-6pm PST Mar 5, 2015

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Detailed Forecast



  • SynopsisAT 10Z...OR 2 AM PST...A 1028 MB HIGH WAS LOCATED 600 NM W OF SAN FRANCISCO. A 1004 MB LOW WAS CENTERED NEAR LAS VEGAS. ANOTHER 1007 MB LOW WAS CENTERED NEAR SEATTLE. THIS SYSTEM WILL DROP SOUTHWARD INTO THE COASTAL WATERS OVER THE WEEKEND...BRINGING SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A FEW THUNDERSTORMS.
  • Today NW wind 10 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. A slight chance of showers after 4pm. Patchy fog before 10am. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Tonight NNW wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. A chance of showers, mainly after 10pm. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday WNW wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday Night NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NNE in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday Night W wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NNW in the evening. A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Monday WNW wind 5 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. A chance of showers. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Monday Night NW wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. A slight chance of showers. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday NW wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. A slight chance of showers. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
*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.