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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 949 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

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Miami - South Florida Local Forecast Office

36NM E Soldier Key FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure to the north is forecast to the east for the next several days, before it slides to the southeast. this should turn the wind to the southeast by Wednesday morning. The wind is forecast to relax some today. The seas are forecast to slowly subside to 2 to 3 feet for a few days, then subside to 1 to 2 feet for the end of the week for the Atlantic waters. The Gulf is forecast to run 1 to 2 feet.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Dec 16, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

5 nautical miles east of Fowey Rocks. 10 nautical miles east of Port Everglades. 7 nautical miles east of Lake Worth. 7 nautical miles northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Rest Of Today
East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to east 10 to 15 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Tonight
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Monday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Monday Night
Winds east winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Tuesday
East winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to east 10 to 15 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Tuesday Night
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to east southeast 10 to 15 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Wednesday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Wednesday Night And Thursday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
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Last Update: 949 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017
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