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: 413 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 2017

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Corpus Christi, TX Local Forecast Office

23NM SSE Seadrift TX

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: A cold front will move across the Coastal Waters this morning. Strong north to northeast flow will develop after frontal passage, and continue through tonight over the Coastal Waters. No precipitation is expected along the front. Wind and seas will improve from west to east Wednesday, as the center of a surface high pressure system approaches the coast from the west. A window of strong southerly flow may exist Thursday Night ahead of a strong cold front that will push south across area waters during the day Friday. Strong to very strong north flow and hazardous seas are forecast to develop in wake of the front by Friday Night with wind conditions possibly flirting with gale thresholds across the Gulf waters.

Today
North wind 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
Tonight
North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
Wednesday
North wind around 20 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
Wednesday Night
West wind around 5 knots becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Thursday
Southwest wind around 10 knots becoming south 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Thursday Night
South wind 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet.
Friday
South wind 15 to 20 knots becoming north 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers.
Friday Night
North wind 25 to 30 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. A slight chance of showers.
Saturday
North wind 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
Saturday Night
North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
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Last Update: 413 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 2017
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