Cool and Dry in the East; Turning Stormy in the Northwest

Much cooler temperatures behind a cold front will bring a feeling of fall to the East Coast today. In addition, an active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rain and high elevation snow. Northern California will benefit from rainfall this week that will aid firefighters given the recent large wildfires.
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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: 236 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017
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Tonight: Northern portion, N wind 5 kt...backing to NW in the evening, then...backing to SW after midnight...rising to 10 kt late tonight. Southern portion, NW wind 10 to 15 kt...becoming variable less than 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell NW 7 to 8 ft at 11 seconds.

Wed: Northern portion, S wind 10 to 20 kt. Southern portion, wind variable less than 5 kt...becoming S 10 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft in the afternoon. Swell NW 6 to 7 ft at 10 seconds.

Wed Night: Northern portion, S wind 20 kt...rising to 25 kt after midnight. Southern portion, S wind 10 to 15 kt...rising to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds...building to W 7 to 8 ft at 10 seconds after midnight. Chance of rain.

Thu: Northern portion, S wind 30 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Southern portion, S wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. W swell 9 to 10 ft... Building to 11 to 13 ft in the afternoon. Rain.

Thu Night: W wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. Swell W 19 to 21 ft. Showers and slight chance of tstms.

Fri: W wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Swell W 18 to 20 ft. Showers likely.

Fri Night: SW wind 10 to 15 kt...becoming S 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 16 to 17 ft...becoming NW 12 to 13 ft after midnight. Showers.

Sat: S wind 30 kt...easing to 25 kt. Wind waves 8 to 9 ft... Subsiding to 6 ft. Swell W 14 ft.

Sun: S wind 15 to 20 kt...easing to 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 11 to 13 ft.



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

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