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Wet weather continues across Pacific Northwest and New England

Two developing storm systems will continue to bring heavy rain to opposite coasts of the U.S. on Thursday. One system is affecting the Pacific Northwest and northern California while the other affects New England. There is a risk of flash flooding across parts of New England on Thursday where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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6NM WNW San Francisco CA

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Overnight

Mostly Cloudy

Light Wind
5ft

Thursday

Slight Chc Rain

Winds IncreasingSW 6kt
5ft

Thursday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

WSW 7ktWinds Decreasing
5ft

Friday

Mostly Sunny

NE 7ktWinds Decreasing
4-5ft

Friday
Night

Slight Chc Rain

S 12kt
4ft

Saturday

Showers Likely

S 16kt
4-5ft

Saturday
Night

Chance Showers

WSW 14kt
5-6ft

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

NW 7kt
5-6ft

Sunday
Night

Mostly Clear

NW 11kt
4-5ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 8:05 pm PDT Oct 22, 2014
Forecast Valid: 2am PDT Oct 23, 2014-6pm PDT Oct 29, 2014

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Detailed Forecast



  • SynopsisGENERALLY LIGHT NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH FRIDAY...WITH EXCEPTION TO THE COASTAL JET SOUTH OF POINT SUR WHERE MODERATE WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. WIND SPEEDS WILL THEN INCREASE AND BECOME SOUTHERLY FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT THAT WILL ALSO BRING CHANCES OF RAIN TO THE REGION. NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH THROUGH FRIDAY THEN INCREASE OVER THE WEEKEND.
  • Overnight Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...W 5 ft at 13 seconds and WSW 2 ft at 17 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Thursday Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SW around 6 kt in the afternoon. A slight chance of rain after 11am. Mixed swell...W 5 ft at 12 seconds and W 1 ft at 17 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Thursday Night WSW wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...W 5 ft at 12 seconds and W 1 ft at 16 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Friday NE wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the morning. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 4 ft and W 2 ft becoming SW. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Friday Night S wind 9 to 12 kt. A slight chance of rain after 11pm. Mixed swell...W 4 ft and W 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Saturday S wind 10 to 16 kt. Showers likely. Mixed swell...W 4 ft and W 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Saturday Night WSW wind 6 to 14 kt. A chance of showers. Mixed swell...W 6 ft and W 2 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Sunday NW wind 5 to 7 kt. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 5 to 6 ft and W 1 to 2 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Sunday Night NW wind 8 to 11 kt. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...W 5 ft and SW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.

.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST..... IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.3 KNOTS AT 3:56 AM THURSDAY AND 2.4 KNOTS AT 3:47 PM THURSDAY.

*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.