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The flash flooding threat shifts slightly east on Friday while both coasts and Hawaii continue high surf issues due to tropical systems

The potential for heavy rainfall and flash flooding will shift east on Friday across parts of the Upper Midwest into the eastern Great Lakes. Meanwhile, portions of both the East and West Coasts, as well as Hawaii, will continue to have high surf and rip current potential due to Hurricane Cristobal and Tropical Storm Marie respectively. Caution should be used on area beaches.
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Last Update: 230 PM PDT THU AUG 28 2014

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

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...


  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OFF THE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST ON FRIDAY RESULTING IN INCREASING NORTHWEST WINDS THAT WILL LAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND. SOUTHERLY SWELL FROM HURRICANE MARIE WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.
  • Tonight NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 to 4 ft at 8 seconds and S 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Fri NW winds 10 to 20 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in that afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 to 4 ft at 8 seconds and S 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Fri Night NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds and S 3 ft at 10 seconds. patchy fog after midnight.
  • Sat NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Sat Night NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 8 seconds and SW 3 ft at 16 seconds. patchy fog after midnight.
  • Sun NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft and SW 3 ft. Patchy fog.
  • Labor Day NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft and SW 3 ft. Patchy fog.
  • Tue NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft and SW 3 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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