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Winter storm to bring heavy snow from the Plains to New England through Monday

A storm system in the central U.S. will push east setting the stage for a widespread precipitation event across the central and eastern U.S. through Monday. A wide swath of accumulating snow is forecast from Nebraska to New England. Just to the south of this area of snow, freezing rain is possible. Gusty winds and blowing snow could lead to blizzard conditions for parts of the Midwest.
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Last Update: 908 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

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

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE POSITIONED OVER THE CALIFORNIA COAST WILL MAINTAIN GENERALLY LIGHT NORTHERLY WINDS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH MIDWEEK. WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTHEASTERLY MID WEEK AS A STORM SYSTEM APPROACHES THE WEST COAST. THE STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING INCREASING WINDS...DETERIORATING SEA CONDITIONS AND A CHANCE OF RAIN TO THE WATERS BY THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.
  • Today SW winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Tonight N winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Mon NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Mon Night NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Tue NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Wed S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft.
  • Thu S winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 to 9 ft. Chance of rain.

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

    in the deep water channel...combined seas 3 to 5 feet with a dominant swell period of 13 seconds.

    across the bar...combined seas 4 to 6 feet with a dominant swell period of 13 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 2.1 knots at 1:56 pm sunday and 1.3 knots at 2:38 am monday morning.




.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST..... IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.1 KNOTS AT 1:56 PM SUNDAY AND 1.3 KNOTS AT 2:38 AM MONDAY MORNING.

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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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