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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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30NM WNW San Francisco CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Mostly Cloudy

    NW 18kt
    5ft
  • Saturday

    Partly Sunny

    NW 17kt
    5ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Patchy Fog

    NW 21kt
    7-8ft
  • Sunday

    Patchy Fog

    WNW 11kt
    6ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Patchy Fog

    WNW 13kt
    6ft
  • Memorial
    Day

    Patchy Fog

    WSW 9kt
    5-6ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    W 8ktWinds Decreasing
    4ft
  • Tuesday

    Partly Sunny

    Light Wind
    5ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    W 7kt
    4-5ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 9:42 pm PDT May 22, 2015
Forecast Valid: 1am PDT May 23, 2015-6pm PDT May 29, 2015

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE IS STRENGTHENING OVER THE COASTAL WATERS IN THE WAKE OF A SLUGGISH UPPER LOW. THIS PATTERN IS LEADING TO GENERALLY DETERIORATING CONDITIONS FROM INCREASING NORTHWEST WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS. UNFAVORABLE WINDS AND SEAS ARE FORECAST PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEKEND BEFORE BEGINNING TO TAPER OFF EARLY NEXT WEEK.

Overnight
NW wind around 18 kt. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...WNW 5 ft at 11 seconds and SW 1 ft at 16 seconds. Wind waves around 2 ft.
Saturday
NW wind 15 to 17 kt. Partly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 5 ft at 8 seconds and SW 1 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves around 2 ft.
Saturday Night
NW wind 17 to 21 kt. Patchy fog after 11pm. Mixed swell...WNW 7 ft at 8 seconds and SW 1 ft at 14 seconds becoming SSW. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft.
Sunday
WNW wind around 11 kt. Patchy fog before 11am. Mixed swell...WNW 6 ft and SSW 1 ft becoming S. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Sunday Night
WNW wind 11 to 13 kt. Patchy fog after 2am. Mixed swell...WNW 6 ft and SW 1 to 2 ft becoming S. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Memorial Day
WSW wind 5 to 9 kt. Patchy fog before 8am. Mixed swell...WNW 5 to 6 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Monday Night
W wind 5 to 8 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...WNW 4 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Tuesday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 4 ft and S 3 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Tuesday Night
W wind around 7 kt. Partly cloudy. Mixed swell...WNW 4 ft and SW 3 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.

.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST..... IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.9 KNOTS AT 07:50 AM SATURDAY AND 1.0 KNOTS AT 09:40 PM SATURDAY.

*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.
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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 38°N 122.99°W
Last Update: 9:42 pm PDT May 22, 2015
Forecast Valid: 1am PDT May 23, 2015-6pm PDT May 29, 2015
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