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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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15NM S Santa Cruz CA

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Tonight

Slight Chc Rain

S 18kt
6-8ft

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Saturday

Showers Likely

S 20kt
12ft

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Saturday
Night

Chance Rain

SSW 16ktWinds Decreasing
10ft

Sunday

Sunny

NNW 14kt
7-8ft

Sunday
Night

Mostly Clear

NW 24kt
7ft

Monday

Sunny

N 8ktWinds Decreasing
5ft

Monday
Night

Mostly Clear

N 23ktWinds Decreasing
4ft

Tuesday

Sunny

Light Wind
4ft

Tuesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

W 8ktWinds Decreasing
7ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:10 pm PDT Oct 24, 2014
Forecast Valid: 6pm PDT Oct 24, 2014-6pm PDT Oct 31, 2014

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH

  • SynopsisA 992 MB LOW WILL DEEPEN WEST OF CAPE MENDOCINO THIS EVENING WITH INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS. GALE FORCE WINDS WILL DEVELOP OVERNIGHT ACROSS THE NORTHERN WATERS WITH STRONG SMALL CRAFT WINDS DEVELOPING ELSEWHERE. A LINE OF RAIN AND SHOWERS WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS EARLY SATURDAY MORNING WITH THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE NORTH OF THE GOLDEN GATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL EASE AND SHOWERS WILL END BY SATURDAY NIGHT WITH LIGHTER WINDS AND MODERATE SEAS SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.
  • Tonight SW wind 8 to 18 kt becoming S after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. A slight chance of rain after 11pm. Mixed swell...NW 7 ft at 12 seconds and SW 1 ft at 16 seconds. Wind waves 1 ft building to 5 ft.
  • Saturday S wind 14 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 26 kt. Showers likely, mainly before 11am. Mixed swell...NW 10 ft at 12 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 16 seconds. Wind waves 5 ft subsiding to 2 ft.
  • Saturday Night SSW wind 11 to 16 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. A chance of rain, mainly before 11pm. Mixed swell...NW 9 ft at 13 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 16 seconds. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Sunday NNW wind 7 to 14 kt. Sunny. Mixed swell...NW 7 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 2 ft.
  • Sunday Night NW wind 19 to 24 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...NW 6 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft.
  • Monday N wind 5 to 8 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the morning. Sunny. Mixed swell...NW 5 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Monday Night N wind 18 to 23 kt decreasing to 5 to 10 kt in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 29 kt. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...NW 4 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Tuesday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. Mixed swell...NW 4 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Tuesday Night W wind 5 to 8 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Partly cloudy. Mixed swell...NW 6 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
*Notices:
  1. 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.
  2. 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.