• Storm's A Brewin...





    PNW Offshore Marine Forecast:

    A weak disturbance is moving ashore today with showery weather.
    A typical cold front will move through the area Saturday morning. A 948mb storm will move over the near offshore waters
    Sunday as the strong front moves through Western Washington.

    That deep low pressure system over the offshore waters on Sunday is expected to track toward northern Vancouver Island on Monday.
    There is a small craft advisory up for today for the seas over the coastal waters but the higher surf wont arrive til later Sunday through
    Monday after the storm moves through the near offshore waters.







    SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...

    Strong low pressure
    NW of the waters this morning will move NW today. A cold front
    will approach from the W today, and move E across the area
    tonight into Sat. A stronger cold front will approach the waters
    from the W Sat night as a very intense low pressure center
    develops along the front. The very intense low will track E and
    NE and move over the outer portions of the waters Sun into Sun
    night, and lift N and NE of the area Mon. A third cold front will
    move E into the region Mon night, followed by yet another cold front
    later Tue. High pressure will then build over the waters Tue
    night as the front moves inland and weakens. Large NW swell will
    impact most of the region today, and again by Sun into next week.











    TONIGHT
    S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 13 to
    16 ft. Chance of rain.

    SAT
    NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
    13 to 15 ft.

    SAT NIGHT
    SE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 35 to 45 kt.
    Seas 13 to 21 ft.

    SUN
    S to SE winds 35 to 50 kt. Seas 18 to 27 ft, building to
    22 to 35 ft.

    SUN NIGHT
    W to SW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 26 to 35 ft.

    MON
    W winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas
    21 to 27 ft.

    MON NIGHT
    SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S 25 to 35 kt. Seas
    18 to 22 ft.

    TUE
    W winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 35 kt. Seas
    17 to 22 ft.

    TUE NIGHT
    W winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt.
    Seas 21 to 23 ft.

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    SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
    Synopsis: PZZ500-230345- 819 AM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021 .

    Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries...

    A cold front will exit out of the region through the morning. Expect winds to weaken and turn westerly in the wake of this front with a period of improving weather through the remainder of the day. A moderately large, steep swell of roughly 10 to 14 feet at 13 to 15 seconds is present between Cape Mendocino and Point Arena and will filter into the waters from the north through the day, creating hazardous conditions for smaller craft vessels. The next, more impactful event for the waters arrives Sunday with a strong atmospheric river. Gusty southerly winds, steep waves and large swell are possible Sunday into Monday along with heavy rainfall.

    Today SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft, decreasing to 1 ft this afternoon. W swell 10 to 12 ft at 15 seconds. Rain this morning.

    Tonight W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 10 to 12 ft at 15 seconds.

    Sat S winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 9 to 11 ft at 15 seconds. Rain likely.

    Sat Night S winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds. Rain.

    Sun S winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Wind waves 8 to 9 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds. Rain.

    Sun Night SW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 8 to 9 ft. W swell 13 to 15 ft at 16 seconds. Rain.

    Mon SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 16 to 18 ft. Rain.

    Tue S winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 12 to 14 ft. A chance of rain. .....


    San Francisco Bar/Four Fathom Bank forecast..... in the deep water channel...seas 7 to 8 ft, with a dominant period of 13 seconds. across the bar...seas 9 to 11 ft, with a dominant period of 13 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 3.6 kt at 06:19 pm Friday and 1.2 kt at 07:19 am Saturday.




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