Stormy Weather Along the East Coast; Extended Warm-up for the West

A strong low pressure system will bring heavy rain, gusty winds, and thunderstorms along the east coast. Isolated severe thunderstorms could produce damaging winds and a few tornadoes in the Southeast. Heavy rains may result in excessive runoff and flash flooding. Building high pressure out west will produce above normal temperatures, especially, in the Pacific Northwest.
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Last Update: 231 PM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

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Medford, OR Local Forecast Office

44NM SW Port Orford OR

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A thermal trough near the coast and offshore high pressure will continue to weaken today. West swell will build into the waters Tuesday, but will likely remain below advisory level. Weak low pressure will then persist over the waters into Saturday.

Tonight
N wind 10 to 20 kt...becoming NW 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 5 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds...shifting to the W 6 ft at 17 seconds after midnight.
Tue
W wind 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 ft at 16 seconds...building to 8 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon.
Tue Night
W wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 8 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Wed
NW wind 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 ft. Patchy fog in the morning.
Wed Night
Wind variable less than 5 kt...becoming S 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 5 ft and NW 3 ft.
Thu
S wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 4 ft and N 2 to 3 ft.
Thu Night
S wind 10 kt...easing to 5 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.
Fri
S wind 5 to 10 kt...veering to SW after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.
Sat
SW wind 10 kt...veering to NW after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft in the afternoon, then...becoming 2 ft or less in the evening... Becoming 3 ft after midnight. NW swell 7 to 8 ft.
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Last Update: 231 PM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018
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