More heavy rain and mountain snow in the Pacific Northwest on Saturday
Active weather will persist in the Pacific Northwest on Saturday. The hardest hit areas will likely be from the northern California coastline to eastern Washington as rainfall totals will range from 1 to 4 inches. In the higher elevations, precipitation will fall as snow with the some mountain peaks receiving up to a foot.
12NM N San Francisco CA
Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]
- SynopsisA COASTAL TROUGH WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH ONSHORE FRIDAY EVENING
AHEAD OF A BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE. SOUTHERLY WINDS UP TO 20KTS
WILL PREVAIL PRIOR TO THE FRONTAL PASSAGE THEN TURN LIGHT AND VEER
TOWARDS THE NORTHWEST IN THE WAKE OF THE PASSAGE. NORTHWEST SWELL
PREVAILS THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD. NW SWELL IN EXCESS OF 15
FEET POSSIBLE OVER THE OPEN OCEAN 10NM OR MORE OFFSHORE THROUGH
EARLY SATURDAY. HAZARDOUS SEAS OVER THE OCEAN AND NEAR THE COAST
FOR MUCH OF THE WEEKEND. ON THE HORIZON...NORTH WINDS INCREASE
EARLY NEXT WEEK.
- Tonight Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of showers.
- Saturday Variable winds 5 kt or less. A slight chance of showers.
- Saturday Night S wind 5 to 7 kt. A slight chance of showers.
- Sunday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly sunny.
- Sunday Night NW wind 5 to 7 kt. Partly cloudy.
- Monday NNW wind around 6 kt. Mostly sunny.
- Monday Night N wind around 6 kt. Partly cloudy.
- Tuesday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly sunny.
- Tuesday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy.
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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