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 Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm (PZZ376) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm (PZZ376)
Issued by: National Weather Service Medford, OR
Last Update: 215 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017




Tonight: SW wind 20 to 25 kt...becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 7 to 9 ft...subsiding to 5 to 7 ft. W swell 13 to 16 ft at 14 seconds...building to 21 ft at 17 seconds. Rain in the evening. Slight chance of tstms. Showers likely after midnight.

Fri: W wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Swell W 18 to 20 ft at 16 seconds. Chance of showers.

Fri Night: SW wind 10 to 15 kt...becoming S 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 17 ft at 15 seconds...subsiding to 14 ft at 14 seconds after midnight. Showers likely in the evening, then rain after midnight.

Sat: S gales 35 kt...easing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 8 to 11 ft. Swell W 11 to 13 ft. Rain.

Sat Night: S wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. Swell W 12 to 13 ft. Chance of rain.

Sun: S wind 20 to 25 kt northern portion and S 15 kt southern portion. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 12 to 13 ft. Chance of rain.

Sun Night: Northern portion, S wind 15 to 20 kt... Easing to 5 kt after midnight. Southern portion, S wind 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable less than 5 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 10 to 11 ft. Chance of rain in the evening, then chance of showers after midnight.

Mon: N wind 10 kt...rising to 30 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less... Becoming 6 to 7 ft. W swell 11 ft.

Tue: N wind 25 kt...easing to 15 kt. Wind waves 7 ft... Subsiding to 4 ft. W swell 9 ft...subsiding to 6 ft.



Zone Forecast: Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm (PZZ376)

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