Powerhouse Storm Set for West; Severe Weather Threat the Next Several Days

The most significant of the recent Pacific storms to reach the West Coast will arrive this weekend, mainly Sunday into Monday. A number of hazards are expected, especially the heavy rain threat on Sunday across northern and central California that may result in flooding and debris flows near burn scars. These Pacific storms will produce severe weather the next several days east of the Rockies.
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Last Update: 821 AM PDT Sat Oct 23 2021

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Eureka, CA Local Forecast Office

48NM WNW Fort Bragg CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: Southerlies gradually build this morning from fresh to strong breezes and then ease by late afternoon. Conditions will be hazardous for small crafts as a WNW swell persists. Gale force winds are expected late Saturday night for the Northern waters followed by a large swell building in early Monday for all waters. High surf is imminent Sunday afternoon through Monday; be cautious at shores and jettys as waves are expected to be perilous.

Today
S winds 10 to 20 kt...easing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 12 ft at 13 seconds. Chance of rain.
Tonight
S winds 10 to 20 kt...rising to 20 to 30 kt. Waves W 11 ft at 13 seconds. Rain.
Sun
SW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to around 35 kt. Waves W 16 ft at 13 seconds...and NW 3 ft at 20 seconds. Rain and showers.
Sun Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves W 22 ft at 17 seconds. Showers and slight chance of tstms.
Mon
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves W 22 ft at 16 seconds.
Tue
S winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves W 13 ft at 14 seconds.
Wed
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 12 seconds...and NW 7 ft at 19 seconds.
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Last Update: 821 AM PDT Sat Oct 23 2021
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