Cool and Dry in the East; Turning Stormy in the Northwest

Much cooler temperatures behind a cold front will bring a feeling of fall to the East Coast today. In addition, an active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rain and high elevation snow. Northern California will benefit from rainfall this week that will aid firefighters given the recent large wildfires.
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Last Update: 248 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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11NM WNW Port Angeles WA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: PZZ100-180700- 248 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017 .Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and inland waters...Onshore flow will ease across the region tonight. Another strong frontal system will affect the area on Wednesday with gales expected over most waters. Onshore flow will prevail Thursday and Friday with swells reaching 20 feet. A second strong frontal system will reach the area Saturday. $$

Tonight
W wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SE 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less after midnight.
Wed
SE wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Rain.
Wed Night
W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming variable to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less after midnight. Rain in the evening then rain likely after midnight.
Thu
Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
Thu Night
SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Fri
W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
Fri Night
W wind to 10 kt becoming E 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft after midnight.
Sat
E wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
Sun
SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
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Last Update: 248 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017
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