Active Weather for Alaska and Hawaii; Snow across the North

A strong storm approaching Alaska this weekend will bring heavy snow, blizzard conditions and bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, a stalled front near Hawaii may bring flooding and even blizzard conditions for the Big Island Summits this weekend. Across the northern Plains and Great Lakes, accumulating snow some high winds are forecast.
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Last Update: 204 PM PST Fri Dec 3 2021

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13NM SSW Port Orford OR

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING...

Synopsis: North winds will gradually diminish this afternoon. Meanwhile seas will hover around 10 feet through this evening. Seas diminish briefly tonight into Saturday, then another front will bring increasing southwest winds mainly north of Bandon. Winds will then quickly shift northwest, then north and gradually diminish Saturday afternoon into Saturday night.

Tonight
Northern portion, N wind 10 to 20 kt...veering to S 5 to 10 kt in the late evening and early morning, then...rising to 10 to 15 kt late tonight. Brookings southward, W wind 5 kt... Backing to S. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less. Swell NW 7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds. and patchy fog.
Sat
Northern portion, S wind 10 to 15 kt. Brookings southward, S wind 5 to 15 kt...backing to SE 5 kt late in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft in the afternoon. Swell NW 6 to 8 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog through the day. Slight chance of rain in the morning. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
Sat Night
NW wind 5 kt late in the evening... Becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Wind variable less than 5 kt early in the evening. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 5 kt in the late evening and early morning... Veering to N. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell NW 6 to 7 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the evening. Slight chance of showers through the night.
Sun
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NE wind 5 kt...backing to NW in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell NW 6 to 7 ft.
Sun Night
N wind 5 to 10 kt...backing to S 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening... Becoming 2 ft or less. Swell NW 3 to 5 ft.
Mon
Northern portion, S wind 20 to 25 kt...becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Brookings southward, S wind 10 to 20 kt... Veering to W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 ft... Building to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon. W swell 6 to 7 ft. Chance of rain in the morning, then chance of showers in the afternoon.
Mon Night
Northern portion, NW wind 15 kt... Veering to N after midnight. Brookings southward, W wind 5 to 10 kt...veering to N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. Swell W 11 ft. Chance of showers.
Tue
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 6 ft... Becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 9 ft...subsiding to 6 ft.
Wed
S wind 10 kt...veering to W in the afternoon, then... Veering to N. Wind waves 2 ft or less... Becoming 3 ft. W swell 4 ft...building to NW 7 ft.
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Last Update: 204 PM PST Fri Dec 3 2021
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