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Winter weather returns to New England, wet weather in Southwest

A fast-moving clipper system will bring snow across much of New England on Friday. The heaviest snow is expected across Maine, New Hampshire and eastern Massachusetts. Snowfall totals will be much less than what the nor'easter earlier this week brought, with less than six inches forecast for most areas. Meanwhile, wet weather will prevail across parts of the Southwest into the weekend.
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Last Update: 806 AM PST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisMODERATE NORTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH SATURDAY. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE AT LEAST 10 NAUTICAL MILES OFFSHORE OF THE COAST. PATCHY DENSE FOG WILL LINGER ACROSS THE NORTH BAY AND WEST DELTA THROUGH NOON TODAY. THE COMBINATION OF MODERATE WINDS AND SWELL MAY RESULT IN SOMEWHAT CHOPPY SEAS AS WELL. WIND AND SEA CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO IMPROVE BY TOMORROW AFTERNOON.
  • Today NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.
  • Tonight NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Sat N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Sat Night NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Sun NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Mon NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft.
  • Tue NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft.

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

    in the deep water channel...combined seas 4 to 6 feet with a dominant swell period of 17 seconds.

    across the bar...combined seas 6 to 8 feet with a dominant swell period of 17 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 2.1 knots at 12:16 pm friday and 1.2 knots at 12:56 am saturday.




.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST..... IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS. ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.1 KNOTS AT 12:16 PM FRIDAY AND 1.2 KNOTS AT 12:56 AM SATURDAY.

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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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