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Wet and stormy weather continues across Pacific Northwest

Most of the country will experience tranquil weather this weekend. The exception will be the Pacific Northwest and northern California where a series of storm systems will bring rain, strong winds and thunderstorms through Saturday.
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Last Update: 900 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

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Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Santa Barbara Islands

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisAT 03Z...OR 8 PM PDT...A 996 MB LOW AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WERE 700 NM NW OF POINT CONCEPTION. THE COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE SW CA COASTAL WATERS LATE TONIGHT AND SAT...FOLLOWED BY INCREASING NW WINDS AND BUILDING W SWELL SAT NIGHT INTO SUN. NW GALES WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE OUTER WATERS SUN THROUGH SUN NIGHT.
  • Tonight SW winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Sat Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Sat Night NW winds 10 to 15 kt with local gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds...building to 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds after midnight.
  • Sun NW winds 10 to 15 kt with local gusts to 20 kt...becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Sun Night W winds 10 to 15 kt with local gusts to 20 kt... Becoming NE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Mon NE winds 5 to 10 kt in the morning...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft.
  • Mon Night W winds 10 to 20 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft.
  • Tue N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft.
  • Wed NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft and S 2 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Santa Barbara Islands
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