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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: 900 PM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

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Waters from Cape Mendocino to Pt. Arena CA from 10 to 60 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...



  • SynopsisIN THE WAKE A OF WEAK FRONT, LIGHT TO MODERATE WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHERLY OVERNIGHT INTO SUNDAY. A WESTERLY SWELL GENERATED FROM A STRONG LOW IN THE GULF OF ALASKA WILL BUILD INTO THE WATERS OVERNIGHT...PEAK ON SUNDAY...THEN SLOWLY SUBSIDE EARLY NEXT WEEK.
  • Tonight N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves NW 16 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog.
  • Sun N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves NW 17 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog.
  • Sun Night NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 13 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog.
  • Mon W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 11 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Mon Night NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 3 ft at 7 seconds... And W 10 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Tue NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves NW 3 ft at 7 seconds...and W 9 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Wed NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 3 ft at 7 seconds...and NW 10 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Thu W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 7 ft at 10 seconds.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Waters from Cape Mendocino to Pt. Arena CA from 10 to 60 nm