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: 253 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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25NM N Forks WA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

Synopsis: PZZ100-190700- 253 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017 .Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and inland waters...The flow will ease tonight as a frontal band exits SE. Onshore flow will prevail Thursday and Friday with swells reaching 20 feet over the Coastal Waters. Another strong frontal system will reach the area on Saturday. The flow will turn offshore early next week. $$

Tonight
S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. SW swell 9 ft at 10 seconds. Rain in the evening then showers after midnight.
Thu
SE wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less. W swell 13 ft at 12 seconds building to 19 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon. Showers. A slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
Thu Night
S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 19 ft at 17 seconds subsiding to 17 ft at 17 seconds after midnight. A slight chance of tstms in the evening. Showers.
Fri
W wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 15 ft at 15 seconds.
Fri Night
SW wind to 10 kt becoming SE 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 11 ft at 14 seconds.
Sat
E wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 9 ft at 13 seconds.
Sat Night
SE wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SW 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. SW swell 8 ft at 11 seconds.
Sun
SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming W to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 11 ft.
Mon
Light wind becoming E to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W swell 12 ft.
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Last Update: 253 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017
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