Stormy Weather in the Northwest; Fire Weather Threat Redeveloping in Southern California this Weekend

An active fall storm pattern in the Pacific Northwest is bringing heavy rain and high elevation snow to the region which will persist through this weekend. Strong winds associated with this system will bring a renewed period of critical fire weather to southern California later this weekend into next week.
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Last Update: 305 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

Synopsis: PZZ100-200715- 305 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017 .Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and inland waters...A trough will move inland from the coastal waters this evening. Onshore flow will develop behind the trough and strengthen through Friday. West swells of 19 to 23 feet over the coastal waters will gradually subside later tonight and Friday. Another fairly strong frontal system will move through the area Saturday and Sunday. Weak offshore flow will develop Monday. $$

Tonight
S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 21 ft at 17 seconds subsiding to 19 ft at 17 seconds after midnight. Showers in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms. A chance of showers after midnight.
Fri
W wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less in the afternoon. W swell 16 ft at 15 seconds. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning. Showers.
Fri Night
SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. W swell 14 ft at 14 seconds subsiding to 12 ft at 14 seconds after midnight. Showers in the evening then rain after midnight.
Sat
SE wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon. W swell 11 ft at 13 seconds.
Sat Night
SW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 10 ft at 12 seconds building to SW 12 ft at 11 seconds after midnight.
Sun
SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 13 ft at 11 seconds.
Sun Night
SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 13 ft at 12 seconds.
Mon
SE wind to 10 kt becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W swell 13 ft subsiding to 11 ft.
Tue
N wind to 10 kt becoming NW. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W swell 8 ft subsiding to 6 ft.
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Last Update: 305 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017
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