Southeast Storm Winding Down; Northwest To See Multiple Storms This Week

Lingering light rain and snow across the southeast states will taper off through this evening as a storm systems shifts off the coast. Mainly dry weather is then expected for the central and eastern states through midweek. An active weather pattern will impact the Pacific Northwest and Inter-mountain West through the week with heavy rain and mountain snow as multiple storms batter the region.

Last Update: 851 AM PST Mon Dec 10 2018

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Synopsis: Seas will remain elevated through the week due to periods of gusty winds and heavy swell. South winds will increase tonight ahead of another front, with winds strongest north of Cape Blanco. Seas will become wind driven through Tuesday evening, possibly becoming very steep and hazardous. Winds diminish and swell driven seas return with more long-period heavy swells impacting the waters through the week. Another potentially strong front is expected Friday.

N wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 10 to 12 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
Northern portion, S wind 5 to 15 kt. Brookings southward, N wind 10 kt...veering to NE late in the evening, then...veering to SE after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 10 ft at 14 seconds...subsiding to 8 to 9 ft at 14 seconds after midnight.
SE wind 5 to 15 kt...veering to S 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to 8 ft at 13 seconds. Rain.
Tue Night
SW wind 10 to 15 kt...veering to NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 4 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 9 to 10 ft. Rain.
N wind 5 to 10 kt...veering to NE in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 9 to 12 ft...building to 14 ft in the afternoon.
Wed Night
NW wind 5 kt...veering to SE after midnight. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 13 to 14 ft.
S wind 10 to 15 kt...rising to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 5 ft. NW swell 15 to 16 ft.
S wind 25 kt...becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon, then... Veering to N in the evening...veering to E after midnight. Wind waves 7 ft in the morning...becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 14 to 15 ft and SW 9 to 10 ft.
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Last Update: 851 AM PST Mon Dec 10 2018
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