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Wet weather continues across Pacific Northwest, New England

An active weather pattern continues across the Pacific Northwest on Thursday, where an onshore flow will usher in moisture from the Pacific Ocean, resulting in several inches of rain across the region. Meanwhile, a coastal storm off the Northeast coast will bring periods of rain to parts of New England through early Friday. Showers and thunderstorms are also possible across parts of the Midwest.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

31NM S Santa Maria CA

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

This
Afternoon

Sunny

Winds IncreasingNNW 10kt
< 1ft

Tonight

Mostly Clear

NNW 10kt
< 1ft

Friday

Increasing Clouds

Light Wind
< 1ft

Friday
Night

Patchy Fog

Light Wind
< 1ft

Saturday

Patchy Fog

NW 10kt
< 1ft

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

NW 15kt
< 1ft

Sunday

Sunny

NW 20kt
< 1ft

Sunday
Night

Mostly Clear

NW 25ktWinds Decreasing
< 1ft

Monday

Sunny

WNW 15kt
< 1ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 9:01 am PDT Oct 23, 2014
Forecast Valid: 1pm PDT Oct 23, 2014-6pm PDT Oct 29, 2014

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Detailed Forecast



  • SynopsisAT 16Z...OR 9 AM PDT...A LOW PRES SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP OVER THE ERN PAC APPROXIMATELY 800 NM W OF POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS THIS EVENING AND MOVE NE WHILE DEEPENING. A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL APPROACH THE AREA FRI NIGHT AND IS EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS SAT MORNING. HIGH PRES IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP W OF POINT CONCEPTION SAT NIGHT AND SHIFT E SUN AND N WINDS WILL DEVELOP AND STRENGTHEN NEAR SHORE SUN.
  • This Afternoon Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming NNW 5 to 10 kt. Sunny. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Tonight NNW wind 5 to 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. Mostly clear. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Friday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Increasing clouds. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Friday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. Patchy fog after 11pm. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday NW wind 5 to 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. Patchy fog before 11am. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday Night NW wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Partly cloudy. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday NW wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Sunny. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday Night NW wind 20 to 25 kt becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. Mostly clear. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Monday N wind 10 to 15 kt becoming WNW in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. Sunny. . 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.