Powerful Storm Approaching Western Alaska; Well Below Normal Temperatures in the Northern Plains

A powerful Fall storm is forecast to impact the Northwest and West-Central coasts of Alaska into the weekend with gale to storm-force winds, coastal flooding, high surf, beach erosion and inland high winds. Much below normal temperatures will prevail across the northern Plains into the Great Lakes Thursday and Friday and the East Coast this weekend behind a strong cold front.
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Last Update: 318 PM PDT Wed Oct 5 2022

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Eureka, CA Local Forecast Office

16NM NNW Fort Bragg CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

Synopsis: Northerly winds will continue to increase this afternoon and evening as high pressure rebuilds offshore and a thermal trough redevelops over the interior. Short period seas will build from these winds. Advisory level conditions are expected from just west of the coast between Cape Mendocino and Shelter Cove fanning southwestward into the southern outer coastal waters area this afternoon through Thursday morning. Advisory conditions are likely to spread to the northern outer portion of the coastal waters this evening. There will be several mid to long period swell trains that will produce some confused seas through Thursday.

Tonight
NW winds 10 to 25 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 7 seconds...and NW 4 ft at 14 seconds. Areas of fog.
Thu
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 2 ft at 6 seconds...and NW 3 ft at 13 seconds. Areas of fog.
Thu Night
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 2 ft at 6 seconds...and NW 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog.
Fri
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves N 2 ft at 6 seconds...and NW 2 ft at 15 seconds.
Fri Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves N 2 ft at 7 seconds...and NW 5 ft at 15 seconds.
Sat
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 2 ft at 6 seconds...and NW 5 ft at 13 seconds.
Sun
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 11 seconds...and S 2 ft at 16 seconds.
Mon
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 9 seconds.
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Last Update: 318 PM PDT Wed Oct 5 2022
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