Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Is Expected Through The Plains; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West into Upper Midwest; Major Hurricane Lane Moves Into The Central Pacific

Thunderstorms with heavy to excessive rain is expected across much of the Plains, as a weather system moves into the region. Meanwhile, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in western North America are requiring air quality alerts throughout the West into the Upper Midwest. Finally, Major Hurricane Lane continues to track almost due west, transitioning from the Eastern to Central Pacific Ocean.
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Last Update: 244 PM PDT Sat Aug 18 2018

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9NM SW Newport OR

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure over the northeast Pacific and thermally induced low pressure over northern California and the Great Basin will persist through much of the next week resulting in relatively minor fluctuations in winds and seas from one day to the next.

Tonight
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Gusts to 20 kt in the evening. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds.
Sun
N wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds.
Sun Night
N wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds.
Mon
N wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves N 1 ft at 4 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds. Haze.
Mon Night
N wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds. Haze.
Tue
N wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. NW swell 4 ft. Haze.
Tue Night
W wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 4 ft. Haze.
Wed
W wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 4 ft.
Thu
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 3 ft.
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Last Update: 244 PM PDT Sat Aug 18 2018
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