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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Coastal Waters Forecast for Hawk Channel from Ocean Reef to Craig Key out to the reef (GMZ042) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Hawk Channel from Ocean Reef to Craig Key out to the reef (GMZ042)
Issued by: National Weather Service Key West, FL
Last Update: 1031 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017




Overnight: Northeast to east winds near 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots late. Seas 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 3 feet. nearshore waters a moderate chop becoming choppy. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

Friday And Friday Night: Northeast to east winds near 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Nearshore waters rough. Scattered showers.

Saturday: East winds near 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Nearshore waters rough. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

Saturday Night: East to southeast winds near 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Nearshore waters rough. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

Sunday: East to southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 5 feet. Nearshore waters choppy. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

Sunday Night: East to southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Nearshore waters choppy. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

Monday: East to southeast winds near 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Nearshore waters a moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

Monday Night: Southeast to south winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

Tuesday: Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night: West to northwest winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.



Zone Forecast: Hawk Channel from Ocean Reef to Craig Key out to the reef (GMZ042)

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