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Severe storms and heavy rain possible from parts of Plains to Great Lakes on Labor Day

Isolated severe thunderstorms are forecast to develop on Labor Day along and ahead of a cold front from parts of the southern Great Lakes southwestward across Illinois and Missouri into southeast Kansas. Damaging winds, large hail and heavy rainfall will be possible with these storms.
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Last Update: 233 AM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

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Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and Westward 60 NM

Marine Zone Forecast




...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

  • SynopsisAT 08Z...OR 1 AM PDT...A 1026 MB SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WAS LOCATED ABOUT 1000 NM W OF PORTLAND AND A 1006 MB THERMAL LOW WAS CENTERED NEAR YUMA. THIS PATTERN WILL RESULT IN MODERATE TO STRONG NW FLOW ACROSS THE OUTER WATERS AND THE NEAR SHORE WATERS NORTH OF POINT CONCEPTION THROUGH AT LEAST LATE TONIGHT. LIGHTER WINDS ARE THEN EXPECTED FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK.
  • Today NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt...becoming 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 8 seconds.
  • Tonight NW winds 10 to 20 kt...becoming 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Tue NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Tue Night NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Strongest around point conception. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 8 seconds...building to 4 to 6 ft at 8 seconds after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Wed NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Wed Night NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Thu NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft. Patchy fog.
  • Fri NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 4 ft and S 3 ft. Patchy fog.



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Zone Area Forecast for Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and Westward 60 NM
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