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: 900 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

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17NM W Hoquiam WA

Marine Zone Forecast


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

Today
NW 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon. W swell 7 ft at 13 seconds. A chance of rain in the morning then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
Tonight
NW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 9 ft at 12 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
Sat
W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SW to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 8 ft at 12 seconds subsiding to 6 ft at 12 seconds in the afternoon. Rain likely.
Sat Night
SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 5 ft at 11 seconds.
Sun
SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 ft at 11 seconds.
Sun Night
W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 9 ft at 12 seconds.
Mon
NE wind to 10 kt becoming SE 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 8 ft.
Tue
S wind 25 to 35 kt becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft.
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Last Update: 900 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017
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