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Another day of heavy rainfall expected for the Southeast

The Southeast will experience another day of widespread moderate to heavy rain on Saturday as a system slowly moves northeastward. Upwards to 2 to 3 inches of rain are possible in the Carolinas, creating a threat for flash flooding. Residual moderate to major riverine flooding in the wake of this system remains a concern over the weekend in parts of Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi.
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Last Update: 251 AM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

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

Marine Zone Forecast

.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST.....



  • SynopsisNORTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH THIS MORNING AS HIGH PRESSURE OVER NORTHERNMOST CA WEAKENS. LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL MAKE ITS WAY TO THE COAST SUNDAY MORNING PERSISTING INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.
  • Today W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 14 seconds and SW 3 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Tonight NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds and SW 3 to 4 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Sun NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 9 to 12 ft at 17 seconds and SW 3 to 4 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Sun Night NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 8 to 10 ft at 15 seconds and SW 3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Mon W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 14 seconds and SW 3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. Slight chance of showers in the evening. Chance of showers after midnight.
  • Tue NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft. SW swell 3 to 4 ft. Slight chance of showers.
  • Wed NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft and SW 3 to 4 ft.

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

    in the deep water channel...combined seas 7 to 9 feet with a dominant period of 11 seconds.

    across the bar...combined seas 6 to 8 feet with a dominant period of 14 seconds...increasing to 7 to 9 feet tonight with a swell period 13 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 2.8 knots at 06:21 am this morning and 1.1 knots at 08:09 pm this evening.




.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST..... IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS. ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 7 TO 9 FEET TONIGHT WITH A SWELL PERIOD 13 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.8 KNOTS AT 06:21 AM THIS MORNING AND 1.1 KNOTS AT 08:09 PM THIS EVENING.

Additional Forecasts and Information

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