Fall Weather Pattern Arrives

Rain and much cooler temperatures behind a cold front will bring a feeling of fall to the east coast today. In addition, an active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rains, and very high elevations could receive heavy snow. Wetting rains to the valley floors will spread south Thu and Fri into northern California,where active fires continue.
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Last Update: 211 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

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20NM NW Brookings OR

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure building toward the coast will maintain north winds tonight through Tuesday. Seas will be dominated by short period north to northwest swell. Winds will switch to southerly Wednesday and increase significantly ahead of strong cold front Wednesday night with gale force winds possible beyond 10nm from shore. The front will move across the waters Thursday. Long period and large northwest swells build into the waters late Thursday into Friday, creating dangerous surf conditions.

Tonight
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 5 kt early in the evening...becoming variable less than 5 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell NW 6 to 7 ft at 12 seconds.
Tue
NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, wind variable less than 5 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 ft in the morning...becoming 2 ft or less. Swell NW 5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.
Tue Night
N wind 5 to 15 kt until early morning. Wind variable less than 5 kt early in the morning. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 5 to 10 kt...becoming variable less than 5 kt in the late evening and early morning. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell NW 7 ft at 12 seconds.
Wed
Northern portion, S wind 5 kt...rising to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Brookings southward, wind variable less than 5 kt...becoming S 5 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell NW 6 ft.
Wed Night
Northern portion, S wind 15 to 20 kt. Brookings southward, S wind 5 kt...rising to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Swell NW 7 to 8 ft. Slight chance of rain.
Thu
S wind 15 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, S wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. W swell 8 to 9 ft... Building to 12 to 13 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
Thu Night
SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. Swell W 15 to 18 ft. Rain.
Fri
SW wind 10 kt...backing to SE after midnight. Wind waves 3 ft in the morning...becoming 2 ft or less. Swell W 16 ft.
Sat
SE wind 20 kt...rising to 25 kt in the afternoon and evening, then...becoming S after midnight. Wind waves 4 ft... Building to 6 to 7 ft in the afternoon and evening, then... Subsiding to 5 ft after midnight. Swell W 12 to 13 ft.
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Last Update: 211 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017
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