Heavy precipitation for parts of the Pacific Northwest

Moisture will continue to stream into the Pacific Northwest for the next several days. Heavy rain will continue along the coast, while heavy snow will impact the highest elevations of the Cascades. In the northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes, more arctic air will bring periods of snow, blustery winds and cold wind chills. Light snow is also possible in New England and the Ohio Valley.
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Last Update: 256 PM PST Mon Nov 20 2017

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Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY

Synopsis: A brief break is expected into this evening. A strong from will move into the waters tonight bringing increasing south winds late tonight through Tuesday. Moderate to strong south winds will continue through Wednesday, but they should gradually decrease during the day Wednesday. Conditions should improve some late in the week as the windy pattern subsides some.

Tonight
Northern portion, S wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind 30 kt in the late evening and overnight. Southern portion, S wind 20 to 25 kt early in the evening. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft...building to 8 to 11 ft. Mixed swell SW 6 to 7 ft at 8 seconds and NW 4 ft at 11 seconds...becoming NW 4 ft at 10 seconds after midnight. Rain.
Tue
S gales 35 kt northern portion and S wind 30 kt southern portion. Wind waves 9 to 12 ft. Swell NW 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds. Rain.
Tue Night
Northern portion, S wind 30 kt. Southern portion, S wind 30 kt...easing to 20 to 25 kt in the late evening and overnight. Wind waves 8 to 11 ft. NW swell 1 ft at 10 seconds... Building to 3 ft at 15 seconds after midnight. Rain.
Wed
S wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 7 to 10 ft. Swell SW 9 to 11 ft. Chance of rain.
Wed Night
S wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 7 to 10 ft. Mixed swell SW 10 to 12 ft and NW 5 to 6 ft. Chance of rain.
Thu
S wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon. Swell SW 8 to 10 ft. Chance of rain.
Thu Night
SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening... Becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell SW 6 to 7 ft and NW 5 to 6 ft. Chance of rain.
Fri
W wind 5 kt...backing to SE in the afternoon and evening, then...becoming SE 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 ft... Subsiding to 5 ft.
Sat
SE wind 10 kt...becoming S 20 kt in the afternoon, then... Rising to 25 kt in the evening...easing to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 4 ft in the afternoon, then... Building to 6 ft in the evening...subsiding to 4 ft after midnight. Mixed swell NW 5 ft and SW 3 ft...building to NW 10 ft.
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Last Update: 256 PM PST Mon Nov 20 2017
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