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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: 243 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

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Pt. Piedras Blancas to Pt. Sal From 10 NM to 60 NM

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON......GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...


  • SynopsisAT 09Z...OR 2 AM PDT...A 986 MB LOW WAS 400 NM NW OF SAN FRANCISCO WITH AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT EXTENDING S FROM THE LOW. THIS FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY... WITH INCREASING NW WINDS DEVELOPING BEHIND THE FRONT TONIGHT AND SUN. ADDITIONALLY...A LARGE WEST SWELL WILL MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT AND SUN.
  • Today SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 12 seconds. chance of showers.
  • Tonight NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt...becoming 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 8 to 9 ft dominant period 13 seconds...building to 10 to 12 ft dominant period 14 seconds after midnight. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
  • Sun NW winds 15 to 25 kt...becoming 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 11 to 12 ft dominant period 14 seconds.
  • Sun Night NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 10 to 12 ft dominant period 13 seconds.
  • Mon NW to N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 9 ft dominant period 12 seconds.
  • Mon Night N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 10 seconds.
  • Tue N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.
  • Wed NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Pt. Piedras Blancas to Pt. Sal From 10 NM to 60 NM
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