Unsettled Weather in the West

Pacific storms will bring rain and a few feet mountain snow to California this week. Heavier rain may produce localized flash flooding across portions of northern and Central California midweek. Arctic air pushing south mid week will combine with Pacific moisture to produce heavy snow in the Rockies with snow spreading into the Plains later in the week.

Last Update: 803 PM PDT Mon Mar 25 2019

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10NM S Port Orford OR

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Small craft advisory high and steep seas will persist into Tuesday morning combined with near-small craft advisory winds overnight. Weak high pressure will bring improving conditions late tonight into Tuesday evening. Another front will move through Wednesday, and low pressure will remain over the waters into Thursday. This will produce another round of stronger southerly winds with steep to very steep seas that will persist into Friday morning. Weak high pressure will build Friday, then weaken Saturday, and winds and seas will be relatively light Friday afternoon through Sunday.

S wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Mixed swell W 8 to 9 ft at 13 seconds and S 4 to 5 ft at 8 seconds. Slight chance of tstms late in the evening. Showers likely through the night.
S wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 7 to 8 ft at 12 seconds.
Tue Night
S wind 5 to 10 kt...backing to E after midnight. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
S wind 20 kt. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, SE wind 10 kt...veering to S 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft...building to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon. W swell 4 to 6 ft...subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon. Rain in the morning, then showers in the afternoon.
Wed Night
S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 ft and SW 1 ft. Showers through the night. Slight chance of tstms after midnight.
S wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 7 to 9 ft. NW swell 2 to 3 ft. Showers.
Thu Night
S wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. W swell 5 to 6 ft. Showers likely.
S wind 10 kt...veering to SW in the evening, then... Backing to NE after midnight. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 6 ft.
NE wind 5 kt...backing to NW in the afternoon and evening, then...veering to NE after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft.
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Last Update: 803 PM PDT Mon Mar 25 2019
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