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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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. $$

Tonight
NW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming W after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 9 ft at 10 seconds. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
Sat
W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SW 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 ft at 10 seconds. Rain.
Sat Night
S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 ft at 11 seconds building to 8 ft at 10 seconds after midnight. Rain.
Sun
W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 10 ft at 11 seconds.
Sun Night
W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 9 ft at 12 seconds.
Mon
SW wind to 10 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 8 ft at 12 seconds.
Mon Night
SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 9 ft at 15 seconds.
Tue
SW wind 25 to 35 kt becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 14 to 17 ft.
Wed
NW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft. W swell 14 ft becoming NW 12 ft.
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Last Update: 300 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017
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