Strong Winds and Critical Fire Weather Conditions Likely over California

Critical fire weather conditions will continue over portions of California today. Very strong winds with gusts over 60 mph combined with dry humidity values will create an environment conducive to extreme fire danger and explosive fire growth over southern California. Winds are expected to diminish later today and tonight.
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Last Update: 245 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

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Morehead City, NC Local Forecast Office

5NM E Ocracoke NC

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: AMZ100-180730- 245 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... High pressure will continue southeast of the area through Tuesday. Low pressure will approach Tuesday night and move through on Wednesday. High pressure builds back in for Thursday. A warm front will lift through the area late in the week. A weakening cold front will move into the region next weekend. $$

Tonight
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds, decreasing to 4 seconds after midnight. A slight chance of sprinkles late this evening.
Mon
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Mon Night
W winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Tue
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Tue Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of rain.
Wed
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon.
Wed Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. Rain likely, mainly in the evening.
Thu
NE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.
Fri
E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
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Last Update: 245 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017
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