As system moves offshore in the east, snow develops across parts of western, southern U.S.
The system that has been bringing a mix of wintry precipitation to the Southeast and mid-Atlantic will continue to move off shore over the Atlantic on Thursday, with snow continuing from the Ohio Valley, southern Great Lakes and Appalachians through Thursday evening. Meanwhile, snow will develop over the central and southern Rockies, with rain and mountain snow across the Pacific Northwest.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
11NM S Santa Cruz CA
Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...
- SynopsisGUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT INTO FRIDAY AS A
WEATHER SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE NORTHERN WATERS. SOME SHOWERS WILL
BE POSSIBLE AS WELL BUT THE MAIN IMPACT WILL BE STRONG WINDS AND
ROUGH SEAS. SHOWER CHANCES WILL LINGER INTO SATURDAY BEFORE WINDS
FINALLY SUBSIDE AS THE WEATHER SYSTEM MOVES INLAND. LIGHTER WINDS
RETURN SUNDAY BUT LARGE SEAS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
- Tonight NW wind 21 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 31 kt. Increasing clouds. WNW swell 6 to 7 ft at 9 seconds. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
- Friday NW wind 16 to 19 kt. A chance of showers after 10am. WNW swell 6 ft at 9 seconds. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft.
- Friday Night NW wind 17 to 21 kt. A chance of showers. WNW swell 7 ft at 9 seconds. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft.
- Saturday NW wind 9 to 14 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the morning. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce small hail. WNW swell 7 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
- Saturday Night WNW wind around 7 kt becoming NE in the evening. A chance of showers. WNW swell 8 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
- Sunday E wind around 10 kt. Mostly sunny. WNW swell 7 to 8 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
- Sunday Night WNW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NNW in the evening. Partly cloudy. NW swell 5 to 6 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
- Monday Variable winds 5 kt or less. A slight chance of showers. WNW swell 7 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
- Monday Night NW wind 16 to 18 kt. A slight chance of showers. WNW swell 8 ft. Wind waves around 2 ft.
This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area.
Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone
forecast and the NDFD graphics.
The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc.
These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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