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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.
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11NM S Santa Cruz CA

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Tonight

Increasing Clouds

NW 25kt
7-8ft

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Friday

Chance Showers

NW 19kt
6-7ft

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Friday
Night

Chance Showers

NW 21kt
7-8ft

Saturday

Showers Likely

NW 14ktWinds Decreasing
7ft

Saturday
Night

Chance Showers

NE 7kt
8ft

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

E 10kt
7-8ft

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

WNW 10kt
5-6ft

Monday

Slight Chc Showers

Light Wind
5-7ft

Monday
Night

Slight Chc Showers

NW 18kt
8ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:11 pm PST Feb 26, 2015
Forecast Valid: 5pm PST Feb 26, 2015-6pm PST Mar 5, 2015

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Detailed Forecast

...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.
*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.