Critical Fire Weather Conditions from Great Basin to Northern Rockies

Parts of the western U.S. will return to dry and windy conditions on Wednesday which will lead to the potential for rapid fire spread. There are numerous ongoing wildfires in this part of the country. Red Flag Warnings are in effect for portions of several states including California, Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana.
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Last Update: 317 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

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Eureka, CA Local Forecast Office

2NM W Crescent City CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH

Synopsis: WINDS WILL BE ON THE UPSWING THROUGHOUT THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON FOLLOWING A WEAK COLD FRONT. WINDS SHOULD REMAIN LIGHT TO MODERATE THROUGH THE EARLY PART OF THE DAY...BUT ARE EXPECTED TO BUILD INTO THE FRESH TO STRONG CATEGORY BY LATE THIS EVENING. THIS WILL ALSO CAUSE STEEPER NORTHERLY WAVES TO BUILD IN COMBINATION WITH AN ALREADY EXISTING NORTHWESTERLY MID PERIOD SWELL. WHILE A MODEST REDUCTION IN WIND SPEEDS WILL BE POSSIBLE FRIDAY...WINDS AND SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN ELEVATED AND STEEP FOR THE FORSEEABLE FUTURE.

Today
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 11 seconds. Slight chance of rain. Patchy fog.
Tonight
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 8 ft at 11 seconds.
Thu
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves NW 9 ft at 11 seconds.
Thu Night
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 8 ft at 11 seconds.
Fri
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 7 ft at 10 seconds.
Sat
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 8 ft at 8 seconds...and W 3 ft at 20 seconds.
Sun
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 8 ft at 9 seconds...and SW 4 ft at 18 seconds.
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Last Update: 317 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015
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