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: 716 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

17NM SSW Newport RI

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY

Synopsis: ANZ200-240000- 716 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Strong high pres will move farther E of New England today. A strong cold front approaches from the W late Tue, then lingers around the region into Thu morning. Strong winds possible Tue into Wed, especially across the srn coastal waters. Brief high pres expected for Fri. For information on possible hazardous weather beyond the 24-36 hour forecast period, please visit www.weather.gov/boston and follow the Current Hazards link above the map on the left. $$

Today
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog this morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tonight
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
Tue
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely.
Tue Night
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Patchy fog. Showers with a chance of tstms. Some tstms may produce gusty winds, and heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Wed
S winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Patchy fog. Showers with a chance of tstms. Some tstms may produce gusty winds, and heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Wed Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Thu
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. A chance of showers.
Thu Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Fri
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Fri Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
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Last Update: 716 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017
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