Active Weather Pattern in the West and into the Central U.S.

A series of weather systems will bring locally heavy rain, 1 to 3 feet of mountain snow, and strong winds up to 75 mph across the western states. Later this weekend and early next week, a strong low pressure system will spread wintry conditions and strong winds from the Plains into the Upper Midwest. Strengthening winds in the Southern Plains will increase fire weather threats. Warmer in the east.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 nm (PZZ255) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 nm (PZZ255)
Issued by: National Weather Service Portland, OR
Last Update: 254 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018




Today: SW wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves SW 4 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 18 ft at 14 seconds. Showers.

Tonight: W wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, easing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves W 3 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 17 ft at 14 seconds. Showers.

Sat: SW wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, rising to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves SW 3 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 16 ft at 13 seconds, subsiding to 13 ft at 13 seconds in the afternoon. Showers likely.

Sat Night: S wind 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt, rising to 30 to 40 kt with gusts to 50 kt after midnight. Combined seas 20 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds. Rain.

Sun: S wind 35 to 40 kt with gusts to 50 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 24 ft with a dominant period of 14 seconds, subsiding to 19 ft with a dominant period of 15 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.

Sun Night: SW wind 20 to 25 kt, easing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves SW 4 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 16 ft at 15 seconds. Showers likely.

Mon: SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 14 ft.

Tue: S wind 25 to 30 kt. Combined seas 12 ft.



Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 nm (PZZ255)

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