Extreme Fire Weather Threat in Southern California; Chilly Weather for Much of U.S.; Heavy Rain in South Plains

Cold, Canadian air will cause Santa Ana winds to develop across southern California for extreme fire weather threats early this week, and critical Fire Weather threats through mid-week. This cold air is also plunging much of the U.S. below to much below normal temperatures, especially, across the High Plains. Heavy rains continue across the South Plains as moist air rides over this cold front.
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Corpus Christi, TX Local Forecast Office

11NM S Port Aransas TX

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Showers

    Winds IncreasingNNE 25kt
    3-5ft

    High: 81 °FFalling Temperatures

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely

    N 25kt
    5-6ft

    Low: 55 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tuesday

    Rain Likely

    NNW 21kt
    6ft

    High: 61 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    NNW 23kt
    6-7ft

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Showers Likely

    NNW 21kt
    6ft

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    N 22kt
    6-7ft

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Showers Likely

    NNE 21kt
    6-7ft

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    ENE 18kt
    7ft

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Showers Likely

    ENE 15kt
    5-6ft

    High: 76 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 6:15 am CDT Oct 15, 2018
Forecast Valid: 7am CDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm CDT Oct 21, 2018

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING

Synopsis: A strong cold front will push across the Middle Texas Coastal Waters today, bringing a strong offshore wind and hazardous marine conditions. A Small Craft Advisory is in effect from 10 AM CDT through this evening for the bays and waterways...and through Tuesday afternoon for the nearshore and coastal waters. Numerous showers and thunderstorms can be expected along and behind the front. A moderate to strong offshore flow will persist over coastal waters behind the cold front Tuesday through Thursday. Rain with embedded thunderstorms will continue through this period also. Winds will veer to northeast and east as the coastal trough moves into the offshore Gulf waters on Friday.

Today
ENE wind 11 to 16 kt becoming NNE 20 to 25 kt in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 33 kt. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .
Tonight
N wind 21 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 32 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas 5 to 6 ft. .
Tuesday
NNW wind 18 to 21 kt. Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms after 1pm. Seas around 6 ft. .
Tuesday Night
NNW wind 20 to 23 kt, with gusts as high as 29 kt. A chance of rain and thunderstorms. Seas 6 to 7 ft. .
Wednesday
NNW wind around 21 kt, with gusts as high as 27 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas around 6 ft. .
Wednesday Night
N wind around 22 kt, with gusts as high as 28 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas 6 to 7 ft. .
Thursday
NNE wind 17 to 21 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas 6 to 7 ft. .
Thursday Night
ENE wind 16 to 18 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas around 7 ft. .
Friday
ENE wind around 15 kt becoming NNE in the afternoon. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas 5 to 6 ft. .

*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: 27.64°N 97.06°W
Last Update: 6:15 am CDT Oct 15, 2018
Forecast Valid: 7am CDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm CDT Oct 21, 2018
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