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Significant threat for flash flooding continues across the southwestern U.S.; river flooding is also possible

Heavy precipitation continues to be forecast for much of the Southwest U.S. due to the remnants of Odile. The heaviest rainfall will be concentrated across southern Arizona, southern New Mexico and western Texas where 3 to 6 inches could fall through Friday, with some locales receiving up to 9 inches. Flash flooding, as well as river flooding, will be a risk for many locations in this region.
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Last Update: 920 PM PDT WED SEP 17 2014

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Coastal Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes out to 10 nm

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisVERY LARGE LONG PERIOD SOUTHWESTERLY SWELL WILL IMPACT THE WATERS THROUGH THURSDAY. A LOW IS CENTERED 350 MILES WEST OF UKIAH. THIS LOW WILL MOVE THROUGH THE NORTHERN WATERS ON THURSDAY RESULTING IN LIGHT SOUTHERLY WINDS WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING NORTH OF POINT REYES AND IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY THURSDAY. WINDS WILL BECOME LIGHT TO MODERATE NORTHWEST FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY AFTER THE LOW MOVES INLAND.
  • Tonight SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds and SW 4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers late in the evening...then showers likely after midnight.
  • Thu S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds and SW 5 to 7 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of showers.
  • Thu Night SW winds 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds and SW 5 to 7 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Fri NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds and SW 3 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Fri Night NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds and SW 3 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Sat W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft. Patchy fog.
  • Sun NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft. Patchy fog.
  • Mon NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft. Patchy fog.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes out to 10 nm
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