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Rainfall and mountain snow will continue across the western U.S. into Monday

Heavy precipitation along the west coast will persist with a focus along the Coastal Ranges and Cascades. While not nearly as impressive as recent days, the forecast suggests another 1 to 3 inches of rainfall is possible across this region. Farther inland, moderate to heavy snow is likely over the Wasatch and Colorado Rockies with 1 to 2 foot amounts possible through Monday.
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Last Update: 201 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PST
THIS EVENING...


  • SynopsisNORTHWEST WINDS WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE OVER THE SOUTHERN AND OUTER WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT AND PERSIST ON MONDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST. KING TIDES WILL IMPACT THE COAST AND INLAND BAYS THROUGH TUESDAY. KING TIDE IMPACTS FOR SEAFARING VESSELS WILL OCCUR PRIMARILY DURING LOW TIDES...WITH THE POSSIBILITIES OF BOAT KEELS TOUCHING HARBOR BOTTOM...STRONG CURRENTS IN HARBOR ENTRANCES...AND ADDITIONAL BREAKING WAVES OVER OFFSHORE REEFS.
  • Tonight NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 8 to 10 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Mon NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Mon Night NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Tue N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 8 to 10 ft at 19 seconds.
  • Tue Night NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 8 to 10 ft at 18 seconds.
  • Wed NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft. Slight chance of rain.
  • Christmas Day N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft...shifting to the NW 6 to 8 ft.
  • Fri NE winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft.

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

    in the deep water channel...combined seas 11 to 13 feet with a dominant swell period of 14 seconds...becoming 10 to 12 feet tonight.

    across the bar...maximum ebb current of 2.8 knots at 02:15 pm sunday and 1.2 knots at 03:33 am monday.



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