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Wet weather continues across Pacific Northwest and New England

Two developing storm systems will continue to bring heavy rain to opposite coasts of the U.S. on Thursday. One system is affecting the Pacific Northwest and northern California while the other affects New England. There is a risk of flash flooding across parts of New England on Thursday where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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30NM WNW San Francisco CA

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Tonight

Mostly Cloudy

W 6ktWinds Decreasing
7ft

Thursday

Slight Chc Rain

Winds IncreasingS 6kt
7ft

Thursday
Night

Slight Chc Showers

Light Wind
7ft

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Light Wind
6ft

Friday
Night

Slight Chc Rain

SSE 12kt
6ft

Saturday

Showers Likely

SSE 19kt
7ft

Saturday
Night

Chance Showers

S 15kt
9ft

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

NNW 12kt
7-8ft

Sunday
Night

Mostly Clear

NW 17kt
6ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:28 pm PDT Oct 22, 2014
Forecast Valid: 6pm PDT Oct 22, 2014-6pm PDT Oct 29, 2014

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Detailed Forecast



  • SynopsisGENERALLY LIGHT NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH FRIDAY...WITH MODERATE WIND SPEEDS OFF THE BIG SUR COAST. WIND SPEEDS WILL THEN INCREASE AND BECOME SOUTHERLY FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT THAT WILL ALSO BRING CHANCES OF RAIN TO THE REGION. NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH THROUGH FRIDAY THEN INCREASE OVER THE WEEKEND.
  • Tonight W wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...WNW 7 ft at 13 seconds and SW 1 ft at 17 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Thursday Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming S around 6 kt in the morning. A slight chance of rain. Mixed swell...WNW 7 ft at 12 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 17 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Thursday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. A slight chance of showers before 11pm. Mixed swell...WNW 7 ft at 12 seconds and SW 1 ft at 16 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Friday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 6 ft and SW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Friday Night WSW wind 6 to 12 kt becoming SSE in the evening. A slight chance of rain after 11pm. Mixed swell...WNW 6 ft and SW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Saturday SSE wind 16 to 19 kt. Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mixed swell...WNW 7 ft and SW 1 ft. Wind waves around 2 ft.
  • Saturday Night S wind 9 to 15 kt becoming W in the evening. A chance of showers. Mixed swell...WNW 9 ft and WSW 2 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Sunday NNW wind 10 to 12 kt. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 7 to 8 ft and WSW 1 to 2 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Sunday Night NW wind 15 to 17 kt. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...WNW 6 ft and SW 1 ft. Wind waves around 2 ft.

.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST..... IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.2 KNOTS AT 03:24 PM WEDNESDAY AND 1.3 KNOTS AT 03:56 AM THURSDAY.

*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.