Wildfire Danger Continues in Southern California

High pressure building into the Western U.S. will create strong offshore winds in southern California. Temperatures in this region are unseasonably hot, and conditions are dry. The combination of these strong winds and dry conditions will bring fire danger to portions of southern California. Red Flag Warnings are in effect here. Any new fires in this region could quickly grow out of control.
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Last Update: 333 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
Synopsis: An approaching cold front will increase shower and thunderstorm activity through the middle of the week with winds veering southerly to southwesterly ahead of the front. Winds and seas will pick up with and behind the frontal passage.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Oct 21, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

9 nautical miles east of Fowey Rocks. 13 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades. 13 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth. 11 nautical miles east of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Today
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tonight
South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to south southeast 10 to 15 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Tuesday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Along the coast, south southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots after midnight. In the gulf stream, south winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west southwest after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening...then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Wednesday
North winds 15 to 20 knots along the coast to north 15 to 25 knots in the gulf stream. Along the coast, seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. In the gulf stream, seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet building to 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet in the afternoon. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
North winds around 15 knots along the coast to north 15 to 25 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet along the coast and 6 to 8 feet with occasional to 10 feet in the gulf stream. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Thursday
North northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet along the coast and 4 to 6 feet with occasional to 8 feet in the gulf stream. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Thursday Night
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Friday
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
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Last Update: 333 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017
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