Expanded California Fire Weather Threats; Unsettled Across the West

A storm system will impact the western third of the U.S.. Strong, gusty winds will increase Fire Weather threats across much of western and central California. Rain and mountain snows can be expected across the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rockies, with wintry conditions in the Great Basin and High Plains. Accumulating snows will also continue across the Upper Midwest to the Northeast.

Last Update: 300 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

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6NM WSW Hoquiam WA

Marine Zone Forecast

Synopsis: PZZ100-160745- 300 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017 .Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and inland waters...Onshore flow will bring small craft winds to the coastal waters and Strait of Juan De Fuca much of tonight. A Lull in winds are expected most of Saturday. The next warm front will move through the waters Saturday night and Sunday. A deepening low will track inland near or to the north of Western Washington on Tuesday. $$

Combined seas 4 to 6 ft, except building to 7 or 8 feet around the afternoon ebb currents. Bar conditions generally light, except becoming moderate around during the ebbs. The ebb currents will occur around 245 pm today and saturday at 300 am and 315 pm. Both afternoon ebbs will be strong.
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Last Update: 300 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017
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