Heavy rain and mountain snow across the northwestern U.S. this weekend
A Pacific storm system will continue to impact the Pacific Northwest through late Sunday. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding, river and small stream flooding, as well as mudslides and debris flows, especially over burn scars. At higher elevations, strong winds and heavy snowfall, with accumulations of 1 to 3 feet, could result in hazardous travel through mountain passes.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
5NM NNW Cape Romain Buoy MR
Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...
- SynopsisUNSETTLED WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT AS
SEVERAL DISTURBANCES MOVE OVER THE REGION. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
THEN APPROACH FROM THE WEST ON WEDNESDAY...THEN SHIFT THROUGH THE
AREA WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY NIGHT. DRY HIGH
PRESSURE WILL THEN SETTLE OVER THE SOUTHEAST INTO THE WEEKEND.
- Tonight NE wind 16 to 19 kt decreasing to 13 to 16 kt after midnight. Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Seas around 3 ft.
- Monday N wind 6 to 11 kt. Rain likely, mainly before 11am. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
- Monday Night NE wind around 7 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
- Tuesday ENE wind around 7 kt becoming ESE in the afternoon. A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Seas around 2 ft.
- Tuesday Night SE wind 9 to 12 kt becoming SSE 12 to 15 kt after midnight. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
- Wednesday S wind 16 to 19 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas around 4 ft.
- Wednesday Night WSW wind around 19 kt. A chance of showers before 1am. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
- Christmas Day W wind 14 to 17 kt. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
- Thursday Night W wind 6 to 11 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 1 ft.
MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.
This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area.
Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone
forecast and the NDFD graphics.
The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc.
These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
HOURLY WEATHER GRAPH
NATIONAL DIGITAL FORECAST DATABASE