Tracking a Strong Cold Front Crossing the Central to Eastern States into the Weekend
A strong cold front will cross the Rockies today, Midwest Friday, Great Lakes to Mississippi Valley Saturday, then East Coast on Sunday with areas of showers and thunderstorms. Cold high pressure in the wake of the front will bring areas of gusty winds and snow to the Rockies and Plains today into Saturday. Severe thunderstorms will be possible Saturday from east Texas into the Mid to Deep South.
|NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cape Falcon OR out 10 nm (PZZ251)|
Issued by: National Weather Service Portland, OR
Last Update: 226 AM PST Thu Dec 7 2023
Today: NW wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 11 ft with a dominant period of 14 seconds. Showers and a slight chance of tstms.
Tonight: W wind 10 to 15 kt. Gusts to 20 kt in the evening. Wind waves W 2 ft at 5 seconds. Swell W 10 ft at 11 seconds. Slight chance of tstms in the evening. Showers.
Fri: NW wind 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt, backing to S in the afternoon. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds, shifting to the S 1 ft at 4 seconds in the afternoon. Swell W 9 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of showers.
Fri Night: SE wind 10 to 15 kt. Gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves SE 3 ft at 4 seconds. Swell W 9 ft at 11 seconds. Rain likely.
Sat: SE wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming S 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 18 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
Sat Night: S wind 30 to 35 kt with gusts to 40 kt, becoming SW 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Combined seas 19 ft with a dominant period of 13 seconds, subsiding to 15 ft with a dominant period of 13 seconds after midnight. Rain.
Sun: SW wind 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt. Wind waves W 3 ft at 5 seconds. Swell W 12 ft at 12 seconds, subsiding to W 8 ft at 11 seconds.
Mon: N wind 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds. Swell W 6 ft at 12 seconds and N 4 ft at 5 seconds.
|Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cape Falcon OR out 10 nm (PZZ251)|
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