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While moderate snow winds down in the Northeast, heavy rainfall will develop across the Northwest

Moderate snow will begin tapering of throughout Thanksgiving Day across New England as the responsible coast low moves off eastern Canada by Friday morning. A weakening front will move into the Pacific Northwest Thanksgiving morning and dissipate bringing light to moderate rain to the Northwest Coast and parts of Northern California and elevation snow through Friday morning.
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Last Update: 826 PM PST WED NOV 26 2014

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

Marine Zone 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 NE winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Thanksgiving Day SW winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Thu Night S winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Fri S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
  • Fri Night S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of rain.
  • Sat S winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft...decreasing to 4 to 6 ft. Rain likely.
  • Sun SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft...shifting to the SW 6 to 8 ft. Rain likely.
  • Mon S winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft...decreasing to 6 to 8 ft. Chance of rain.

    .....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 1.2 knots at 07:20 am thursday and 2.3 knots at 06:23 pm thursday.




.....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 1.2 KNOTS AT 07:20 AM THURSDAY AND 2.3 KNOTS AT 06:23 PM THURSDAY.

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