Unsettled in the South; Pacific Storm on the West Coast

Showers and a few strong to severe thunderstorms associated with a system in southeastern Texas. A strong and cold Pacific storm will produce heavy rain and heavy mountain snow, and strong, gusty winds for parts of the West coast. Gusty winds ahead of this system may produce critical fire weather threats in the North and Central Plains this weekend. Lake effect snows persist in the Northeast.
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Last Update: 253 PM PST Fri Mar 5 2021

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Seattle, WA Local Forecast Office

20NM ENE Port Angeles WA

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PST SATURDAY...

Synopsis: Unsettled conditions continue for area waters tonight in the wake of a frontal system, with elevated winds expected to persist across the coastal and inland waters into Saturday. Elevated seas along the coast and West Entrance to the Strait will continue through most of the weekend. A brief break in the weather is expected Saturday before elevated winds and seas return Saturday evening into Sunday and continue into early next week.

Tonight
SE wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. A slight chance of rain.
Sat
SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SE 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less. A slight chance of rain in the morning then a chance of rain in the afternoon.
Sat Night
SE wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. A slight chance of rain in the evening then a chance of rain after midnight.
Sun
S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SE 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft building to 3 to 5 ft.
Sun Night
SE wind to 10 kt rising to 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Mon
SE wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Mon Night
Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
Tue
Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
Wed
Light wind becoming W to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
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Last Update: 253 PM PST Fri Mar 5 2021
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