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Cold Front Crossing the Central U.S.

A cold front over the Northern Rockies will move eastward to the Upper Mississippi Valley/Central Plains by Monday. Rain will develop along the boundary over the Upper Midwest and move into the Upper Great Lakes by Monday. Some of the thunderstorms could become severe in portions of Texas through Monday.
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Last Update: 225 PM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

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Coastal Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas out to 10 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN...



  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO WEAKEN OVER NORTHERN CALIFORNIA TONIGHT. LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE COAST THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL INCREASE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS TUESDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH APPROACHES THE AREA.
  • Tonight NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 9 to 11 ft at 15 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Mon NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 14 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Mon Night NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Tue NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
  • Tue Night NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Wed NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft. S swell 3 ft.
  • Thu NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft...increasing to 5 to 7 ft.
  • Fri W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft. S swell 3 ft. Slight chance of rain... Then slight chance of showers.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Coastal Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas out to 10 nm