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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Wilmington, NC Local Forecast Office

Buoy Off Carolina Beach MR

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Isolated Showers

    SSW 9kt
    2ft
  • Tuesday

    Scattered Showers

    W 8kt
    2ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Scattered Showers

    SW 9kt
    2ft
  • Wednesday

    Chance Showers

    NW 12kt
    2ft
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Winds IncreasingN 17kt
    2ft
  • Thursday

    Sunny

    NNE 16kt
    3ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NNE 11kt
    2ft
  • Friday

    Sunny

    NNE 8kt
    2ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    SSW 10kt
    2ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:23 pm EDT Oct 15, 2018
Forecast Valid: 6pm EDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 22, 2018

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: AMZ200-160315- 308 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018 .Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles... High pressure off the coast will bring S and SW winds tonight into Tuesday morning. A cold front will cross the area Tuesday afternoon and night, and move well offshore Wednesday and Wednesday night. High pressure will build over the waters Thursday through Friday. Small Craft Advisory conditions are possible Wednesday night and Thursday. $$

Tonight
SSW wind around 9 kt. Isolated showers after 1am. Seas around 2 ft.
Tuesday
W wind 6 to 8 kt. Isolated showers between 9am and 1pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Seas around 2 ft.
Tuesday Night
SE wind 6 to 9 kt becoming SW after midnight. Scattered showers. Seas around 2 ft.
Wednesday
W wind 10 to 12 kt becoming NNW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 19 kt. A chance of showers. Seas around 2 ft.
Wednesday Night
N wind 9 to 12 kt increasing to 14 to 17 kt after midnight. Partly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.
Thursday
NNE wind 12 to 16 kt. Sunny. Seas around 3 ft.
Thursday Night
NNE wind around 11 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 2 ft.
Friday
NNE wind around 8 kt becoming ESE in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Friday Night
SSE wind 7 to 10 kt becoming SSW after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

*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: 34.02°N 77.87°W
Last Update: 3:23 pm EDT Oct 15, 2018
Forecast Valid: 6pm EDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 22, 2018
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