Severe Weather and Heavy Rainfall Potential for the East; Active Weather Continues for the West

Strong Pacific storm will continue to bring heavy precipitation and strong winds across the western U.S. today. Across the east, the chance for strong to severe thunderstorms later today as low pressure tracks eastward. This system could redevelop into a coastal storm for the mid-Atlantic and Northeast corridors into Tuesday.
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Last Update: 809 AM PDT Mon Oct 25 2021

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Marine Zone Forecast

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: The historically large swell has peaked, and will very slowly subside. In the meantime, bar crossings will be treacherous. Very high and very steep seas will continue into Tuesday. Winds and seas will subside late Tuesday, but seas will remain steep at least through Wednesday. Active weather will persist through the remainder of the week.

Today
SW wind 30 kt...easing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 10 to 13 ft...subsiding to 7 to 10 ft in the afternoon. W swell 27 ft at 16 seconds... Subsiding to 23 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon. Showers and slight chance of tstms.
Tonight
SW wind 15 to 20 kt...backing to S 20 to 25 kt early in the morning. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. W swell 20 ft at 14 seconds...subsiding to 16 to 17 ft at 14 seconds after midnight. Rain.
Tue
S wind 30 kt...rising to gales 35 kt early in the afternoon, then...becoming SW 20 to 25 kt late in the afternoon. Cape arago southward, S wind 25 kt... Rising to gales 35 kt in the late morning and early afternoon, then...easing to 25 kt late in the afternoon. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft...building to 9 to 12 ft in the afternoon. W swell 15 to 16 ft at 14 seconds...subsiding to 13 ft at 13 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
Tue Night
SW wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 8 to 10 ft...subsiding to 6 to 8 ft after midnight. Swell W 9 to 10 ft. Rain.
Wed
S wind 10 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell W 9 to 10 ft. Chance of rain.
Wed Night
S wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. Swell W 13 to 14 ft. Chance of rain.
Thu
S wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 12 ft... Subsiding to 10 ft.
Fri
NW wind 5 kt...veering to NE 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 8 ft...becoming NW 5 ft.
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Last Update: 809 AM PDT Mon Oct 25 2021
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