Excessive Heat Continues for the Pacific Northwest; Flooding Impacts Expected in the Southwest U.S.

A dangerous heat wave persists for the Northwest into portions of California today with excessive heat warnings and heat advisories in effect. The active monsoon pattern with organized showers and thunderstorms and possible flash flooding with debris flows continues and will become enhanced in the Southwestern U.S. through Saturday.
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Last Update: 828 AM PDT Thu Aug 18 2022

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Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
Synopsis: PZZ500-190415- 828 AM PDT Thu Aug 18 2022 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Northwest winds will become breezier and gustier through the day. Expect steep wind waves and hazardous seas for smaller vessels into the night and through Saturday. A moderate period southerly swell continues to pass through the waters through the weekend. $$

Today
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt this afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Areas of dense fog this morning.
Tonight
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft.
Fri
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft. Swell S around 2 ft at 16 seconds.
Fri Night
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind waves 8 to 9 ft. Swell S around 2 ft at 16 seconds.
Sat
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft.
Sat Night
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft.
Sun
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell S around 2 ft.
Mon
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft.
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Last Update: 828 AM PDT Thu Aug 18 2022
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