Turning Stormy in the Northwest

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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Last Update: 135 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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21NM SW Oceanside CA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ700-181330- 135 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017 .Synopsis for the far southern California coast... At 1 PM, a 1023 MB high was over southern Oregon with a ridge west into the Pacific, and a 1013 mb low was near Thermal, California. Light to moderate northwest winds will continue most of the rest of this week. A low pressure system could bring wind gusts to 25 knots late Thursday night and Friday. An elevated short period northwest swell could bring rough seas Friday and Saturday. $$

Tonight
Wind W 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds and SW 3 to 4 ft at 17 seconds.
Wed
Wind W to 10 kt. Gusts to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 6 seconds and SW 3 to 4 ft at 16 seconds.
Wed Night
Wind W to 10 kt. Gusts to 15 kt in the evening. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds and SW 3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds.
Thu
Wind variable less than 10 kt...becoming W 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds and SW 2 to 3 ft at 15 seconds.
Thu Night
Wind W 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft at 7 seconds and SW 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy drizzle after midnight.
Fri
Wind W 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. Mixed swell W 3 to 4 ft and SW 2 ft. Patchy drizzle in the morning.
Fri Night
Wind W 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 4 to 5 ft and SW 1 to 2 ft.
Sat
Wind E to 10 kt...becoming W 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less... Becoming 3 ft in the afternoon. Mixed swell W 3 to 5 ft and S 1 ft.
Sat Night
Wind NW 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt...becoming NE after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft and S 1 to 2 ft.
Sun
Wind NE 10 kt...becoming NW with gusts to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less... Becoming 3 ft in the afternoon. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft and S 2 ft.
Sun Night
Wind N 10 kt. Gusts to 15 kt in the evening. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft and S 2 ft.
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Last Update: 135 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017
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