Vigorous System Impacting the Northwest; Large System To Affect East

A potent storm system is delivering heavy rainfall, strong winds, rough surf and beach erosion along the Pacific Northwest coast with mountain snow inland. Expect a couple more systems to arrive late week into the weekend. Meanwhile, another developing large scale system will deliver a heavy rain and renewed flood threat to much of the East late Wednesday through Friday, which may impact travel.
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22NM WSW Long Beach WA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Showers

    SW 24kt
    17ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely

    WSW 23kt
    19ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Wednesday

    Rain Likely

    SW 12kt
    19-21ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Rain

    Winds IncreasingS 33kt
    18-20ft
  • Thursday

    Showers

    SSW 47ktWinds Decreasing
    Waves Building33ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Rain

    WNW 22kt
    23-24ft
  • Friday

    Chance Showers

    SSE 16kt
    14ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    SSW 26kt
    11ft
  • Saturday

    Rain Likely

    SSE 19kt
    10ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 9:32 am PST Dec 18, 2018
Forecast Valid: 12pm PST Dec 18, 2018-6pm PST Dec 24, 2018

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: A broad area of low pres will remain over the Gulf of Alaska. A series of strong fronts will move across the waters this week. First front over the coastal waters will move inland this morning. Another strong front will push across the coastal waters later Wed night into Thu.

This Afternoon
SW wind around 24 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. W swell 16 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves around 6 ft.
Tonight
WSW wind around 23 kt, with gusts as high as 29 kt. Showers likely, mainly before 10pm. W swell 18 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft.
Wednesday
SW wind 9 to 12 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Rain likely, mainly after 4pm. W swell 20 ft at 15 seconds building to at 18 seconds . Wind waves 2 to 3 ft.
Wednesday Night
SE wind 21 to 26 kt becoming S 28 to 33 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 kt. Rain. W swell 16 to 18 ft. Wind waves 4 ft building to 12 ft.
Thursday
SSW wind 42 to 47 kt becoming W 35 to 40 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 kt. Showers. WSW swell 25 ft. Wind waves 21 ft subsiding to 15 ft.
Thursday Night
WNW wind 16 to 22 kt, with gusts as high as 29 kt. Rain. W swell 23 ft. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
Friday
W wind 8 to 16 kt becoming SSE in the morning. A chance of showers. WNW swell 14 ft. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft.
Friday Night
SSW wind around 26 kt, with gusts as high as 32 kt. A chance of rain. WNW swell 9 ft. Wind waves around 7 ft.
Saturday
SSE wind 10 to 19 kt. Rain likely. W swell 9 ft. Wind waves 2 ft building to 5 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 46.18°N 124.53°W
Last Update: 9:32 am PST Dec 18, 2018
Forecast Valid: 12pm PST Dec 18, 2018-6pm PST Dec 24, 2018
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