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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41NM WSW 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 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Mixed swell W 9 ft at 13 seconds and S 4 to 5 ft at 8 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of tstms.
S wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to 8 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of showers through the day.
Tue Night
SE wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening, then rain after midnight.
SE wind 20 to 25 kt...veering to S in the afternoon. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft...building to 8 to 9 ft in the afternoon. W swell 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon. Rain in the morning, then showers in the afternoon.
Wed Night
S wind 25 kt. Wind waves 8 to 10 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 ft and SW 1 ft. Showers through the night. Slight chance of tstms after midnight.
S wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 9 to 10 ft...subsiding to 7 to 8 ft in the afternoon. NW swell 2 to 3 ft. Showers.
Thu Night
SW wind 15 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft. Chance of showers.
S wind 10 to 15 kt...veering to SW 5 kt in the evening, then...veering to N after midnight. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft... Becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 ft.
NE wind 5 kt...backing to N. 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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