Turning Stormy in the Northwest

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: 856 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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6NM SW Seattle WA

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH

Synopsis: PZZ100-181300- 856 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. A strong frontal system will affect the area Wednesday with gales expected most waters. Onshore flow will prevail Thursday and Friday with swells reaching 20 feet over the Coastal Waters. Another strong frontal system will reach the area Saturday. $$

Tonight
S wind 5 to 15 kt except NE 5 to 15 kt N part in the evening. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Wed
S wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 25 to 35 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft building to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
Wed Night
S wind 25 to 35 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft after midnight. Rain.
Thu
S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Thu Night
S wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
Fri
SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
Fri Night
S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Sat
S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Sun
SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
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Last Update: 856 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017
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