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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17NM W Hoquiam WA

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 becoming W 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 19 ft at 17 seconds. Showers in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms. Showers likely after midnight.
Fri
W wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 16 ft at 15 seconds. Showers and isolated thunderstorms in the morning then showers likely in the afternoon.
Fri Night
SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SE 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. W swell 13 ft at 14 seconds. Showers likely in the evening then rain after midnight.
Sat
SE wind 20 to 30 kt becoming S 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft in the afternoon. W swell 12 ft at 13 seconds.
Sat Night
SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft after midnight. W swell 12 ft at 11 seconds building to SW 14 ft at 11 seconds after midnight.
Sun
SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 13 ft at 11 seconds.
Sun Night
SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 12 ft at 12 seconds.
Mon
SE wind to 10 kt becoming NE. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 11 ft.
Tue
NE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. 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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