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


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
South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning...then a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tonight
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and south southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland 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.
Tuesday
Nearshore, south southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Offshore, south winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west southwest 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Winds north winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet nearshore and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet offshore. Period 6 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
Wednesday
North winds 15 to 20 knots nearshore and north 20 to 25 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 3 feet nearshore and 5 to 7 feet with occasional to 9 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Winds north winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet nearshore and 5 to 7 feet with occasional to 9 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Thursday
North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Nearshore, seas around 2 feet. Offshore, seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Thursday Night And Friday
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
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Last Update: 333 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017
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