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.
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Last Update: 300 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

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29NM NNW Seattle 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. $$

Tonight
S wind 10 to 20 kt, except NW wind N part during the evening. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
Sat
S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. A chance of rain.
Sat Night
SE wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft after midnight. Rain likely.
Sun
SE wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less in the afternoon.
Sun Night
Variable wind 5 to 15 kt becoming to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Mon
Light wind becoming SE to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Mon Night
SE wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Tue
S wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 4 ft.
Wed
Variable wind to 10 kt becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
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Last Update: 300 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017
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