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 Waters From James Island To Point Grenville 10 To 60 Nm (PZZ173) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Waters From James Island To Point Grenville 10 To 60 Nm (PZZ173)
Issued by: National Weather Service Seattle, WA
Last Update: 248 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017
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Tonight: SW wind to 10 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt after midnight then rising to 25 to 35 kt late. Combined seas 8 to 10 feet at 10 seconds. Rain likely after midnight.

Wed: S wind 25 to 35 kt becoming SW 30 to 40 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 9 to 11 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds building to 13 to 16 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.

Wed Night: SW wind 25 to 35 kt easing to 20 to 30 kt after midnight. Combined seas 13 to 16 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds subsiding to 11 to 13 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds after midnight. Rain in the evening then a chance of rain after midnight.

Thu: SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 17 ft at 12 seconds building to 23 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon.

Thu Night: W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 24 ft at 17 seconds subsiding to 22 ft at 17 seconds after midnight.

Fri: NW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less in the afternoon. W swell 20 ft at 16 seconds.

Fri Night: S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SE 20 to 30 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. W swell 16 ft at 14 seconds.

Sat: SE wind 25 to 35 kt becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 14 to 17 ft.

Sun: W wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 14 ft.



Zone Forecast: Waters From James Island To Point Grenville 10 To 60 Nm (PZZ173)

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