Major Hurricane Lane Nudging Closer to Hawaii; Locally Heavy Rain in Southwest; Air Quality Issues in Northwest

Major Hurricane Lane continues to inch closer to Hawaii with Hurricane Warning in effect for Hawaii County, Hurricane Watches for Maui County and Oahu and a flash flood watch for all of Hawaii. Meanwhile, monsoon moisture may produce locally heavy rain and flash flooding in the Four Corners. Finally, air quality concerns persist across the Northwest with smoke from ongoing western wildfires.
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Last Update: 900 PM PDT Tue Aug 21 2018

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6NM SW Seattle WA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ100-221030- 900 PM PDT Tue Aug 21 2018 .Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and inland waters...A thermally induced trough of low pres along the Washington coast will weaken this evening and the flow will become light overnight. Strong onshore flow will develop on Wednesday. Onshore or westerly flow will continue Thursday. The smoke is expected to begin slowly clearing from the west late Wednesday. $$

Tonight
N wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. Smoke.
Wed
Light wind becoming N to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 ft or less. Smoke.
Wed Night
NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Areas of smoke.
Thu
SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Thu Night
NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Fri
S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Fri Night
Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
Sat
S wind to 10 kt becoming variable. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Sun
S wind to 10 kt becoming SW. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
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Last Update: 900 PM PDT Tue Aug 21 2018
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