Hazardous Summer Heat Continues For Several Spots

More summer heat is expected for parts of the western and southern U.S. this week. Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect for parts of the West, while Heat Advisories blanket the South. Record high temperatures are possible in the South this weekend well into next week, so this period of hazardous heat will be a prolonged one.
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Last Update: 906 PM PDT Tue Jul 17 2018

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19NM NW Brookings OR

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY

Synopsis: High pressure offshore and a thermal trough at the coast will continue gusty northerly winds with steep to very steep wind driven seas through the week. Winds will be weakest near shore south of Brookings, but seas will still be steep from short period fresh swell. Winds and seas will be highest south of Cape Blanco beyond 5 nm from shore...especially Wednesday afternoon at least through Friday evening with gales expected.

Tonight
N wind 10 to 20 kt except N 5 to 10 kt within 5 nm of brookings southward. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds.
Wed
N wind 15 to 20 kt...becoming NW 30 kt. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 5 to 10 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft... Building to 6 to 9 ft in the afternoon. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds.
Wed Night
NW wind 30 kt...becoming N 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 20 to 25 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds.
Thu
N wind 20 kt except N 10 to 15 kt within 5 nm of brookings southward. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 ft and SW 1 ft.
Thu Night
NW wind 20 to 25 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 7 to 10 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 ft and SW 1 ft.
Fri
NW wind 15 to 20 kt except N 10 kt within 5 nm of brookings southward. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. NW swell 2 ft... Building to 4 ft in the afternoon.
Fri Night
NW wind 20 to 25 kt...becoming N 15 kt after midnight. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 7 to 10 ft. NW swell 3 ft...building to 5 ft after midnight.
Sat
N wind 20 kt...rising to 25 kt in the evening, then... Easing to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft...building to 8 ft in the evening, then...subsiding to 6 ft after midnight. NW swell 4 to 5 ft.
Sun
N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft... Subsiding to 5 ft after midnight. Mixed swell NW 4 ft and SW 2 ft.
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Last Update: 906 PM PDT Tue Jul 17 2018
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