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Heavy rain forecast for parts of the Southwest

The combination of a slow-moving front and monsoon moisture will bring thunderstorms to parts of the Southwest, some with heavy rain that could lead to isolated flash flooding. Areas at risk include southern Arizona, New Mexico and western Texas.
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38NM WNW San Francisco CA

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Overnight

Patchy Fog

WNW 6kt
3ft

Friday

Patchy Fog

Winds IncreasingW 8kt
3ft

Friday
Night

Patchy Fog

NW 13kt
4ft

Saturday

Patchy Fog

Winds IncreasingNW 8kt
3-4ft

Saturday
Night

Patchy Fog

NW 16kt
5ft

Sunday

Patchy Fog

W 13kt
4-5ft

Sunday
Night

Patchy Fog

W 11kt
4-6ft

Monday

Patchy Fog

Winds IncreasingS 6kt
3-4ft

Monday
Night

Patchy Fog

WSW 7ktWinds Decreasing
3ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 12:55 pm PDT Jul 31, 2014
Forecast Valid: 12am PDT Aug 1, 2014-6pm PDT Aug 7, 2014

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Detailed Forecast

.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST.....

  • SynopsisNORTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE OVER THE NORTHERN COASTAL WATERS BEGINNING TONIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC. STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED NORTH OF POINT REYES. THESE STRONG WINDS WILL GENERATE STEEP AND CHOPPY SEAS.
  • Overnight WNW wind around 6 kt. Patchy fog. Mixed swell...WNW 3 ft at 7 seconds and SW 1 ft at 16 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Friday Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming W 5 to 8 kt in the afternoon. Patchy fog before 11am. Mixed swell...WNW 3 ft at 7 seconds and SW 1 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Friday Night NW wind 10 to 13 kt. Patchy fog after 11pm. Mixed swell...WNW 3 ft at 7 seconds and SW 1 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Saturday Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming NW 5 to 8 kt in the afternoon. Patchy fog before 11am. Mixed swell...WNW 4 ft and SW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Saturday Night NW wind 13 to 16 kt. Patchy fog after 11pm. Mixed swell...WNW 5 ft and SW 1 ft. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sunday W wind 10 to 13 kt. Patchy fog before 11am. Mixed swell...WNW 4 ft and SW 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Sunday Night W wind 5 to 11 kt. Patchy fog after 11pm. Mixed swell...WNW 4 to 5 ft and SW 2 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Monday Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming S around 6 kt in the afternoon. Patchy fog before 11am. Mixed swell...WNW 3 to 4 ft and SW 1 to 2 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
  • Monday Night WSW wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Patchy fog after 11pm. Mixed swell...WNW 3 ft and SW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.

.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST..... IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS. ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.5 KNOTS AT 8:00 AM FRIDAY MORNING AND 1.3 KNOTS AT 8:04 PM FRIDAY NIGHT.

*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.