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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Gray/Portland, ME Local Forecast Office

20NM ENE Portsmouth NH

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Showers Likely

    S 15kt
    3ft

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely

    W 20kt
    5-6ft

    Low: 49 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    W 25ktWinds Decreasing
    6ftWaves Subsiding

    High: 55 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Increasing Clouds

    W 15kt
    2-3ft

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    WSW 20kt
    3ft

    High: 56 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    WNW 20kt
    3ft

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    NW 25kt
    3ft

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 20ktWinds Decreasing
    1-2ft

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Sunny

    WSW 15kt
    1-2ft

    High: 54 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 11:03 am EDT Oct 15, 2018
Forecast Valid: 1pm EDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 21, 2018

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: ANZ100-160300- 856 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018 .Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM... A warm front will lift north across the Gulf of Maine today before a cold front moves across the waters from the northwest tonight. Strong winds continue behind the front into Tuesday. Another cold front moves through on Wednesday with gusty northwest winds in its wake. && $$

This Afternoon
S wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Showers likely, mainly before 3pm. Seas around 3 ft.
Tonight
SSW wind 15 to 20 kt becoming W after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. Showers likely, mainly before 10pm. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Tuesday
W wind 20 to 25 kt decreasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. Sunny. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 4 ft.
Tuesday Night
W wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Increasing clouds. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Wednesday
WSW wind 15 to 20 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 3 ft.
Wednesday Night
WNW wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 3 ft.
Thursday
NW wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Sunny. Seas around 3 ft.
Thursday Night
NW wind 15 to 20 kt decreasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Friday
WSW wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Sunny. Seas 1 to 2 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: 43.17°N 70.36°W
Last Update: 11:03 am EDT Oct 15, 2018
Forecast Valid: 1pm EDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 21, 2018
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