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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Coastal Waters Forecast for Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR from 10 to 60 nm (PZZ270) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR from 10 to 60 nm (PZZ270)
Issued by: National Weather Service Portland, OR
Last Update: 244 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017




Tonight: SW wind 15 kt with gusts 20 to 25 kt, veering to W after midnight. Wind waves W 4 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 21 ft at 16 seconds. Slight chance of tstms early. Showers. Chance of tstms.

Fri: W wind 20 to 25 kt, easing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves W 5 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 18 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of tstms in the morning. Showers.

Fri Night: SW wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming S 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt after midnight. Combined seas 16 ft with a dominant period of 15 seconds. Showers in the evening, then rain after midnight.

Sat: S wind 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 17 ft with a dominant period of 14 seconds in the morning. Rain.

Sat Night: SW wind 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 19 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds. Rain.

Sun: SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. W swell 14 ft. Rain.

Sun Night: SW wind 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 13 ft. Chance of rain.

Mon: NE wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 13 ft.

Tue: N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 9 ft.



Zone Forecast: Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR from 10 to 60 nm (PZZ270)

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