Stormy Weather in the Northwest; Fire Weather Threat Redeveloping in Southern California this Weekend

An active fall storm pattern in the Pacific Northwest is bringing heavy rain and high elevation snow to the region which will persist through this weekend. Strong winds associated with this system will bring a renewed period of critical fire weather to southern California later this weekend into next week.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 925 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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Miami - South Florida Local Forecast Office

35NM E Soldier Key FL

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
Synopsis: winds will be northeasterly around 10 kts in the Atlantic waters and 15 kts in the Gulf waters through tonight as a slow moving frontal boundary lingers over the region. Winds will be increasing to around 20 kts by Friday. Seas of 5 to 7 feet in the Atlantic waters will persist through the rest of the week and into the first part of the weekend.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS... Seas will below 7 feet today into Friday before rebuilding to 6 to 8 feet Friday night into the weekend.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Oct 19, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

7 nautical miles southeast of Fowey Rocks. 9 nautical miles southeast of Port Everglades. 8 nautical miles northeast of Lake Worth. 6 nautical miles east of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Rest Of Tonight
East northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday
East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Saturday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Showers likely in the evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. A chance of showers after midnight.
Sunday And Sunday Night
East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Monday
East southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Monday Night
South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to southeast around 15 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Tuesday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 925 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017
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