Heat Building and Strong to Severe Storms

A building ridge of high pressure will produce possible record heat and extremely humid conditions over the next several days. The summer heat wave is already present in the south Plains, will expand across the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast and then shift into the Desert Southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front may trigger strong to severe storms w/ heavy rain from the Great Lakes to the south-central Plains
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Last Update: 236 PM PDT Sat Aug 17 2019

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17NM SSW Newport OR

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure remains in place well offshore with thermal low pressure over southwestern Oregon. Little change to the pattern for the next few days. High pressure shifts inland early next week, with a front reaching the coastal waters late Tuesday or Wednesday.

Tonight
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Gusts to 20 kt early in the evening. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds. NW swell 4 ft at 8 seconds. Secondary swell W 3 ft at 15 seconds.
Sun
N wind 10 to 15 kt, easing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds. NW swell 4 ft at 7 seconds. Secondary swell W 3 ft at 15 seconds.
Sun Night
N wind 5 to 10 kt. Gusts to 15 kt in the evening. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds. NW swell 3 ft at 7 seconds.
Mon
N wind 5 kt. Wind waves N 1 ft at 4 seconds. NW swell 4 ft at 9 seconds.
Mon Night
N wind 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt, easing to 5 kt after midnight. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 9 seconds.
Tue
SW wind to 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 4 ft.
Tue Night
S wind 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 2 ft.
Wed
SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 7 ft.
Thu
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. NW swell 7 ft.
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Last Update: 236 PM PDT Sat Aug 17 2019
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