Wildire 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: 249 PM PDT Sun Oct 22 2017

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13NM SSW Port Orford OR

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM

Synopsis: A mix of steep to very steep seas will continue this afternoon with seas dominated by westerly swell. Seas will subside slightly this evening but remain steep across the waters through Monday night. Winds will become north on Monday as a thermal trough sets up along the coast. Strong gusty north winds will develop for areas from Cape Blanco southward Monday afternoon and Monday night. Gusty north winds and areas of steep seas are expected Tuesday into Wednesday, mainly across the outer waters and from Cape Blanco southward. Winds and seas may increase further Wednesday afternoon and remain strong into Thursday.

Today
S winds 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 10 to 13 ft at 12 seconds. Rain.
Tonight
SE winds up to 10 kt backing N after midnight. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening then 2 ft or less. W swell 9 to 12 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of rain showers in the evening, then slight chance of rain showers after midnight.
Mon
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft or less then 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon. W swell 9 to 11 ft at 13 seconds. Swell W 5 to 6 ft.
Mon Night
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell around 9 ft at 15 seconds. Swell S 5 to 7 ft.
Tue
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to 8 ft at 14 seconds.
Tue Night
N winds 15 to 25 kt easing to around 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.
Wed
N winds around 20 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft.
Thu
NE winds around 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft.
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Last Update: 249 PM PDT Sun Oct 22 2017
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