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 Point Arena to Point Reyes 10-60 NM (PZZ570) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes 10-60 NM (PZZ570)
Issued by: National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area/Monterey, CA
Last Update: 827 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017
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Today: S winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of rain late in the morning, then chance of rain in the afternoon.

Tonight: W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 11 to 14 ft at 20 seconds...increasing to 16 to 19 ft at 20 seconds after midnight. Swell S 3 ft. Rain likely in the evening, then slight chance of showers after midnight.

Fri: W winds 10 to 20 kt...becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 ft in the morning...becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 18 to 19 ft at 18 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.

Fri Night: NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 15 to 17 ft at 17 seconds.

Sat: SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 11 to 13 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of rain.

Sun: NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to 10 ft.

Mon: NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 to 10 ft.



Zone Forecast: Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes 10-60 NM (PZZ570)

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