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Heavy rain forecast for Pacific Northwest this week

A cold front moving onshore along the Pacific Northwest and northern California coast will bring heavy rain to the region through the first part of the week. A second cold front expected to move onshore by late Tuesday, bringing additional rain and higher-elevation snow to the region.
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18NM N San Francisco CA

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

This
Afternoon

Showers Likely

W 7kt

Tonight

Slight Chc Showers

W 12kt

Tuesday

Mostly Sunny

NNW 8ktWinds Decreasing

Tuesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

WNW 11ktWinds Decreasing

Wednesday

Mostly Sunny

Light Wind

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

W 6ktWinds Decreasing

Thursday

Slight Chc Rain

Winds IncreasingS 9kt

Thursday
Night

Cloudy

SSW 11ktWinds Decreasing

Friday

Slight Chc Rain

Winds IncreasingSSW 8kt

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 1:41 pm PDT Oct 20, 2014
Forecast Valid: 3pm PDT Oct 20, 2014-6pm PDT Oct 26, 2014

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Detailed Forecast



  • SynopsisA WEAK FRONTAL SYSTEM CONTINUES TO MOVE THROUGH THE SOUTHERN WATERS. LIGHT SOUTHERLY WINDS AHEAD OF THE FRONT WILL TURN NORTHWEST THIS AFTERNOON AND INCREASE OVERNIGHT...PARTICULARLY SOUTH OF POINT SUR. LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL IS STARTING TO MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS AND WILL PERSIST THROUGH TUESDAY.
  • This Afternoon W wind around 7 kt. Showers likely.
  • Tonight W wind 6 to 12 kt. A slight chance of showers before 11pm.
  • Tuesday NNW wind 5 to 8 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the morning. Mostly sunny.
  • Tuesday Night WNW wind 6 to 11 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. Partly cloudy.
  • Wednesday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly sunny.
  • Wednesday Night W wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Mostly cloudy.
  • Thursday Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming S 5 to 9 kt in the afternoon. A slight chance of rain after 11am.
  • Thursday Night SSW wind 6 to 11 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Cloudy.
  • Friday Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SSW 5 to 8 kt in the afternoon. A slight chance of rain.
*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.