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 Cascade Head to Florence OR from 10 to 60 nm (PZZ275) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR from 10 to 60 nm (PZZ275)
Issued by: National Weather Service Portland, OR
Last Update: 242 PM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017




Tonight: W wind 15 kt with occasional gusts to 25 kt, becoming S 30 to 35 kt with gusts to 45 kt after midnight. Combined seas 18 ft with a dominant period of 15 seconds. Isolated tstms early. Showers likely in the evening, then rain after midnight.

Sat: S wind 30 to 35 kt with gusts to 45 kt, becoming SW 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 16 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds. Rain.

Sat Night: SW wind 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas 18 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds. Rain.

Sun: SW wind 20 to 25 kt, easing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves SW 5 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 15 ft at 12 seconds. Showers.

Sun Night: SW wind 5 to 10 kt, backing to S after midnight. Wind waves S 2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 11 ft at 12 seconds.

Mon: E wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 10 ft.

Mon Night: N wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 11 ft.

Tue: N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 9 ft.

Wed: N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. NW swell 12 ft.



Zone Forecast: Waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR from 10 to 60 nm (PZZ275)

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