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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63NM SSW Forks WA

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...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
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
SW wind 25 to 35 kt easing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 13 to 16 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. Rain in the evening then showers likely after midnight.
Thu
SW wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less in the afternoon. W swell 20 ft at 12 seconds building to 25 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon. Showers and a slight chance of tstms.
Thu Night
SW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 23 ft at 17 seconds subsiding to 21 ft at 17 seconds after midnight. Showers and a slight chance of tstms.
Fri
NW wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 18 ft at 15 seconds.
Fri Night
SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft after midnight. W swell 14 ft at 14 seconds.
Sat
SE wind 25 to 30 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. W swell 13 ft at 13 seconds.
Sat Night
SW wind 25 to 30 kt easing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves 7 to 8 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft after midnight. SW swell 16 ft at 11 seconds.
Sun
SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 14 ft.
Mon
SW wind to 10 kt becoming SE. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 15 ft subsiding to 13 ft.
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Last Update: 253 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017
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