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: 223 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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Marine Zone Forecast

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

Synopsis: PZZ500-190415- 223 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Stratus currently covering most of the coastal waters this afternoon. Winds will increase over the bays late this afternoon and this evening. A cold front will move over the area late tomorrow bringing chances of light rain across the coastal waters. Late Thursday into Friday a large northwesterly swell train will move into the region creating hazardous sea conditions. $$

Tonight
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and SW 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Thu
S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds and SW 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. Slight chance of rain in the morning, then chance of rain in the afternoon.
Thu Night
W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 19 seconds...increasing to 13 to 16 ft at 18 seconds after midnight. Swell S 3 ft. Rain in the evening.
Fri
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 14 to 17 ft at 18 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
Fri Night
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 12 to 15 ft at 16 seconds.
Sat
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 9 to 12 ft.
Sun
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 8 to 10 ft.
Mon
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 8 to 10 ft.
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Last Update: 223 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017
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