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: 905 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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Eureka, CA Local Forecast Office

49NM WNW Fort Bragg CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH

Synopsis: An offshore ridge will maintain light to moderate northerly winds through tomorrow. Winds will become southerly tomorrow afternoon and increase ahead of a cold front. This system will generate steep wind waves on Thursday as well as a large NW swell that will build later on Thursday and persist through Friday.

Tonight
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves N 4 ft at 7 seconds...and NW 6 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy drizzle.
Wed
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves N 3 ft at 6 seconds...and NW 6 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy drizzle.
Wed Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 3 ft at 5 seconds... And NW 5 ft at 12 seconds.
Thu
S winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves W 4 ft at 7 seconds...and NW 9 ft at 16 seconds.
Thu Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves NW 20 ft at 17 seconds.
Fri
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 19 ft at 16 seconds.
Sat
S winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 13 ft at 14 seconds.
Sun
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves W 11 ft at 14 seconds.
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Last Update: 905 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017
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