Extreme Fire Weather Threat for Southern California; Heavy Rain for Texas

Extremely critical fire weather threats are in effect for southern California. Unseasonably warm temperatures, very dry fuels and low humidity are contributing to the threats, but the main concern is very strong Santa Ana winds. These winds bring the potential for rapid fire growth and extreme fire behavior. In Texas, steady heavy to excessive rain will keep a flood threat intact through Tuesday.
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Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Slight Chc Thunderstorms

    ESE 15kt
    2-3ft

    Low: 81 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chc Thunderstorms

    E 13kt
    3ft

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    E 15kt
    3ft

    Low: 81 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chc Thunderstorms

    E 13kt
    3ft

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    E 13kt
    2ft

    Low: 80 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    E 13kt
    2ft

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chc Showers

    E 16kt
    2-3ft

    Low: 80 °F

  • Friday

    Slight Chc Showers

    E 15kt
    3ft

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    E 14kt
    2-3ft

    Low: 78 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 8:46 pm EDT Oct 15, 2018
Forecast Valid: 10pm EDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 22, 2018

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: An area of high pressure will continue to provide an easterly to southeasterly wind flow across the Atlantic and Gulf coastal waters through the middle portion of the week. Evening and overnight surges could bring cautionary conditions to the waters. Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible across the local waters each day. Winds and waves could be higher in and around any shower or thunderstorm.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Oct 11, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

6 nautical miles east of Fowey Rocks. 11 nautical miles east northeast of Port Everglades. 9 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth. 12 nautical miles east southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Tonight
ESE wind 13 to 15 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 2 to 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Tuesday
E wind around 13 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Seas around 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 to 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Tuesday Night
E wind around 15 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Seas around 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 to 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Wednesday
E wind 11 to 13 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm. Seas around 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 to 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop becoming a light chop.
Wednesday Night
E wind around 13 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Seas around 2 ft. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Thursday
E wind around 13 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Seas around 2 ft. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Thursday Night
E wind around 16 kt. A slight chance of showers. Seas 2 to 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Friday
E wind 13 to 15 kt. A slight chance of showers. Seas around 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Friday Night
E wind 12 to 14 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 2 to 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

*Notices:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
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Point Forecast: 25.75°N 80.14°W
Last Update: 8:46 pm EDT Oct 15, 2018
Forecast Valid: 10pm EDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 22, 2018
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