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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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island 10 To 60 Nm (PZZ170) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island 10 To 60 Nm (PZZ170)
Issued by: National Weather Service Seattle, WA
Last Update: 847 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017
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Today: NW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 12 ft at 10 seconds. Rain in the morning then a slight chance of rain in the afternoon.

Tonight: W wind to 10 kt becoming S 20 to 30 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. W swell 9 ft at 10 seconds. A chance of rain after midnight.

Wed: S wind 30 to 40 kt becoming SW 25 to 35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 10 to 12 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds building to 13 to 15 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.

Wed Night: SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming 20 to 30 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. SW swell 12 ft at 10 seconds.

Thu: SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 18 ft at 11 seconds building to 24 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon.

Thu Night: SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming W 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 24 ft at 17 seconds.

Fri: NW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 19 ft subsiding to 15 ft.

Sat: SE wind 25 to 35 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft.



Zone Forecast: Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island 10 To 60 Nm (PZZ170)

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