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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: 258 AM PST THU NOV 27 2014

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

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE OFF THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST IS WEAK AND WINDS ARE LIGHT AND VARIABLE. SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP FRIDAY AS A FRONTAL SYSTEM APPROACHES THE AREA. SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE SUNDAY OR MONDAY AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHES CALIFORNIA.
  • Today W winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Tonight SW winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Fri S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 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 in the evening...then rain after midnight.
  • Sat S winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 11 seconds. Rain.
  • Sun S winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft...becoming 6 to 7 ft. Rain likely...then chance of rain.
  • Mon SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. W swell 7 to 9 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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