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 Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands (PZZ673) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands (PZZ673)
Issued by: National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard, CA
Last Update: 817 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017




Today: NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 6 ft dominant period 13 seconds. Chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then isolated thunderstorms.

Tonight: NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt by morning. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 13 seconds. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening.

Wed: NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

Wed Night: NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 12 seconds.

Thu: NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon. combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 11 seconds.

Thu Night: NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 15 seconds, building to 9 to 12 ft dominant period 19 seconds late. Patchy fog after midnight.

Fri: NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 12 to 15 ft. Patchy fog.

Sat: NW winds 20 to 30 kt with local gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas 12 to 15 ft.



Zone Forecast: Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands (PZZ673)

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