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Wet and stormy weather continues across Pacific Northwest

Most of the country will experience tranquil weather this weekend. The exception will be the Pacific Northwest and northern California where a series of storm systems will bring rain, strong winds and thunderstorms through Saturday.
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Last Update: 232 PM PDT SAT OCT 25 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 UNTIL 9 PM PDT
THIS EVENING......SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...


  • SynopsisWEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH THROUGH TONIGHT AS A STRONG SURFACE LOW PRESSURE PULLS AWAY FROM THE REGION. IN ADDITION...A LARGE WESTERLY SWELL MOVING THROUGH THE WATERS WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE OVERNIGHT. WIND SPEEDS WILL THEN INCREASE AGAIN SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING OVER THE COASTAL WATERS AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST.
  • Tonight NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 9 to 12 ft at 13 seconds and SW 3 ft at 16 seconds. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. Scattered showers through the night.
  • Sun NW winds 10 to 20 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds and SW 3 ft at 16 seconds.
  • Sun Night NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Mon NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 11 seconds.
  • Mon Night NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 11 seconds.
  • Tue NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft...shifting to the W 6 to 8 ft.
  • Wed NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft...shifting to the NW 5 to 7 ft.
  • Thu SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft...decreasing to 3 to 5 ft. Slight chance of rain.

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

    in the deep water channel...combined seas 6 to 9 feet with a dominant swell period of 12 seconds.

    across the bar...combined seas 6 to 9 feet with a dominant swell period of 12 seconds. Seas building 11 to 13 feet this afternoon. Maximum ebb current of 2.8 knots at 04:45 pm saturday and 1.2 knots at 06:08 am sunday.



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