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Heavy rain forecast for Pacific Northwest this week

A cold front moving onshore along the Pacific Northwest and northern California coast will bring heavy rain to the region through the first part of the week. A second cold front expected to move onshore by late Tuesday, bringing additional rain and higher-elevation snow to the region.
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Last Update: 835 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

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

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...


  • SynopsisA WEAK FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS ON MONDAY MORNING AND EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON. LIGHT SOUTHERLY WINDS AHEAD OF THE FRONT WILL TURN TO THE NORTHWEST BEHIND THE FRONT ON MONDAY AFTERNOON AND INCREASE ON MONDAY EVENING...MAINLY SOUTH OF POINT SUR. A LARGE WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL ARRIVE IN THE WATERS TODAY AND PERSIST INTO TUESDAY BEFORE SUBSIDING SOMEWHAT BY MIDWEEK.
  • Today W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 16 seconds. Chance of rain late in the morning...then rain likely in the afternoon.
  • Tonight NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 9 to 11 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
  • Tue NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 8 to 10 ft at 15 seconds.
  • Tue Night NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Wed NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Thu W winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 9 ft. Slight chance of rain.
  • Fri SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft. Slight chance of rain.

    .....san francisco bar/fourfathom bank forecast.....

    in the deep water channel...combined seas 5 to 7 feet early monday morning with a dominant swell period of 17 seconds...building to 8 to 10 feet by monday afternoon with a dominant swell period of 16 seconds

    across the bar...combined seas 6 to 8 feet early monday morning with a dominant swell period of 17 seconds...building to 9 to 11 feet by monday afternoon with a dominant swell period of 16 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 1.7 knots at 02:27 pm monday and 1.3 knots at 02:30 am tuesday.



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