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Nor'easter to continue impacting Northeast through Thanksgiving

A nor'easter making its way up the East Coast will bring widespread precipitation from Florida to Maine on Wednesday into Thursday, which could significantly impact Thanksgiving travel across the region. Rain is expected closer to the coast, with snow falling inland and at higher elevations, especially across the central Appalachians, Northeast and New England.
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8NM WNW San Francisco CA

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Tonight

Mostly Clear

NNE 11ktWinds Decreasing
2-3ft

Thanksgiving
Day

Sunny

Light Wind
2-3ft

Thursday
Night

Increasing Clouds

WSW 8kt
5-6ft

Friday

Mostly Cloudy

SSW 9kt
5-6ft

Friday
Night

Rain

S 15kt
5-6ft

Saturday

Rain

S 17kt
5-6ft

Saturday
Night

Rain

SSE 14kt
4-5ft

Sunday

Chance Rain

SSE 9kt
3-5ft

Sunday
Night

Chance Rain

SSE 18kt
7-8ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:06 pm PST Nov 26, 2014
Forecast Valid: 6pm PST Nov 26, 2014-6pm PST Dec 3, 2014

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Detailed Forecast



  • SynopsisSOUTHERLY WINDS WILL PREVAIL NORTH OF PIGEON POINT AND NORTHERLY WINDS WILL PREVAIL SOUTH OF PIGEON POINT THROUGH FRIDAY. SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL DEVELOP OVER ALL OF THE COASTAL WATERS THIS WEEKEND AS A STORM SYSTEM BEGINS TO IMPACT THE REGION. UNSETTLED WEATHER IS EXPECTED FRIDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH PERIODS OF RAIN AND GUSTY WINDS. THE SEA STATE WILL LIKELY DETERIORATE RAPIDLY EARLY NEXT WEEK AS THE STRONGEST STORM MOVES THROUGH.
  • Tonight NNE wind 6 to 11 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...W 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds and SW 1 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Thanksgiving Day Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. Mixed swell...W 3 ft at 15 seconds and WSW 2 ft at 16 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Thursday Night WSW wind 6 to 8 kt. Increasing clouds. Mixed swell...W 5 ft at 14 seconds and N 1 ft at 3 seconds becoming S. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Friday SSW wind 7 to 9 kt. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...W 6 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Friday Night S wind 11 to 15 kt. Rain, mainly after 4am. Mixed swell...W 6 ft and ...becoming W 6 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Saturday S wind around 17 kt. Rain. Mixed swell...W 6 ft and ...becoming W 6 ft. Wind waves around 2 ft.
  • Saturday Night SSE wind 9 to 14 kt. Rain. W swell 4 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Sunday SSE wind around 9 kt. A chance of rain. W swell 5 ft becoming WSW. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Sunday Night SSE wind 11 to 18 kt. A chance of rain. SW swell 8 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.

.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST..... IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.7 KNOTS AT 05:30 PM WEDNESDAY AND 1.2 KNOTS AT 07:20 AM 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.