Ophelia Impacting the East; Heavy Rainfall and Severe Threats for the Center of the Nation
Heavy rain, gusty winds, storm surge, high surf and rip currents that could be life threatening, will affect the Mid-Atlantic through this weekend. For the center of the nation, a cold front will focus showers and thunderstorms, some severe with excessive rainfall and flash flooding, through the weekend. Meanwhile, much cooler temperatures and a wet weather pattern enters the Pacific Northwest.
|NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm (PZZ356)|
Issued by: National Weather Service Medford, OR
Last Update: 802 AM PDT Sat Sep 23 2023
Today: S wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft at 9 seconds. Haze and patchy smoke in the morning. Chance of rain through the day.
Tonight: S wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. Chance of rain.
Sun: Northern portion, S wind 10 to 15 kt...rising to 30 kt. Brookings southward, SE wind 5 to 15 kt... Veering to S 15 to 20 kt late in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 6 ft in the afternoon. Swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds. Rain.
Sun Night: S gales 35 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft...building to 11 to 14 ft after midnight. Rain.
Mon: Northern portion, S gales 35 kt. Brookings southward, S wind 30 kt...easing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 9 to 12 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft... Building to 9 ft in the afternoon. Swell less than 2 ft. Rain in the morning. Slight chance of tstms through the day. Showers in the afternoon.
Mon Night: S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft after midnight. W swell 12 ft...building to 13 to 15 ft after midnight. Swell less than 2 ft. Slight chance of tstms in the evening. Showers through the night.
Tue: S wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell W 14 to 15 ft.
Wed: S wind 10 to 15 kt...veering to W in the evening, then... Veering to NE after midnight. Wind waves 3 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. Swell W 11 ft...subsiding to W 9 ft.
|Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm (PZZ356)|
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