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Severe weather possible for large portion of central, southern U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe weather Thursday afternoon through early Friday across portions of the southern and central Plains into the mid-Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys. Widespread thunderstorms are expected along and ahead of a cold front moving across these areas. The storms could produce damaging wind gusts, hail and perhaps even a couple tornadoes.
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Last Update: 846 AM PDT THU OCT 2 2014

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

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisNORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH THROUGH TODAY AND GENERALLY BECOME LIGHT BY TONIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE REGION. IN ADDITION...LONG PERIOD SOUTHWEST SWELL MOVES INTO THE COASTAL WATERS BY THURSDAY NIGHT.
  • Today NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds and SW 3 ft at 19 seconds.
  • Tonight N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 4 ft at 8 seconds and SW 3 ft at 18 seconds.
  • Fri N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds and SW 3 to 4 ft at 17 seconds.
  • Fri Night NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 13 seconds and SW 3 to 4 ft at 17 seconds.
  • Sat NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 12 seconds and SW 3 ft at 15 seconds.
  • Sun NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft and SW 3 ft.
  • Mon W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft and SW 3 ft. Patchy fog and drizzle.

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

    in the deep water channel...combined seas 3 to 5 feet with a dominant swell period of 10 seconds.

    across the bar...combined seas 3 to 5 feet with a dominant swell period of 10 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 1.1 knots at 11:22 am thursday and 1.6 knots at 10:25 pm thursday.




.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST..... IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.1 KNOTS AT 11:22 AM THURSDAY AND 1.6 KNOTS AT 10:25 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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