Excessive Heat and Critical Fire Weather in the Southwest; Severe Weather Threats Increase Sunday in the Plains

Strong high pressure is keeping temperatures hot across much of the west and south, with excessive Heat in the desert southwest. These conditions are also producing critical fire weather threats in the Four Corners area and interior northern California. Severe thunderstorms are possible in the Plains, Mid-South, and Mid-Atlantic this weekend; with very large hail threats in the Plains Sunday.
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Last Update: 818 AM PDT Sat Jun 23 2018

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7NM SE Santa Cruz CA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ500-232230- 818 AM PDT Sat Jun 23 2018 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Gusty northerly winds will continue into tonight as high pressure sits over the eastern Pacific and a thermal trough resides over California. These winds will generate steep wind waves creating hazardous sea conditions, especially for smaller vessels. Winds will subside tonight into tomorrow as a southerly surge develops by early tomorrow morning turning the winds southerly over the inner coastal waters. $$

Today
W winds up to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt this afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less... Becoming 3 to 4 ft this afternoon. NW swell around 3 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog this morning.
Tonight
SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves around 3 ft. NW swell around 3 ft at 10 seconds.
Sun
W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Light swells. Patchy fog.
Sun Night
W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Light swells. Patchy fog.
Mon
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell around 3 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.
Mon Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell around 3 ft at 9 seconds.
Tue
W winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell around 3 ft.
Wed
W winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft.
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Last Update: 818 AM PDT Sat Jun 23 2018
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