Thunderstorms in the Central Plains; Below Average Temperatures in the East

Storms capable of producing large hail and a few strong wind gusts will be possible from central Nebraska into northern Kansas. Below normal temperatures are expected east of the Rockies, while the western third of the country warms up.
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Last Update: 256 AM PDT Thu May 13 2021

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13NM SSW Port Orford OR

Marine Zone Forecast

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

Synopsis: A thermal trough will persist along the coast through the weekend. Gusty north winds and steep to very steep seas are expected across the waters through Thursday night, with the strongest winds and steepest seas occuring south of Cape Blanco and during the afternoon and evening hours. Winds and seas may increase further Friday afternoon through Saturday night with the potential for gales south of Cape Blanco and very steep seas as far north as Bandon.

Today
N wind 5 to 15 kt...becoming NW 20 to 25 kt late afternoon. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, wind variable less than 5 kt...becoming NW 5 kt early in the afternoon, then... Rising to 10 to 15 kt late afternoon. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds and SW 1 to 2 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Tonight
N wind 20 to 25 kt. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 15 to 25 kt...becoming N 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds and SW 1 to 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Fri
N wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 25 kt late in the afternoon. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, N wind 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. W swell 2 ft at 10 seconds...shifting to the SW 1 to 2 ft at 10 seconds in the afternoon. Swell and SW 1 to 2 ft in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning.
Fri Night
N gales 35 kt...easing to 25 kt after midnight. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 30 kt...becoming N 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 8 to 11 ft. SW swell 1 to 2 ft.
Sat
N wind 20 to 25 kt except N 15 to 25 kt within 5 nm of brookings southward. Wind waves 7 to 10 ft. SW swell 1 to 2 ft.
Sat Night
N wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, N wind 15 to 20 kt...easing to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 7 to 9 ft. Mixed swell SW 1 to 2 ft and W 1 ft.
Sun
N wind 20 kt...rising to 25 kt in the afternoon and evening, then...easing to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 7 to 8 ft. Mixed swell SW 2 ft and W 1 to 2 ft.
Mon
NW wind 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Mixed swell SW 2 ft and W 3 ft...shifting to the W 3 ft and SW 3 ft.
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Last Update: 256 AM PDT Thu May 13 2021
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