Wildire 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: 342 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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Lake Charles, LA Local Forecast Office

75NM SW Houma LA

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CDT TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: Modest north winds over the waters east of Cameron will gradually subside by this afternoon. A reinforcing cold front is forecast to sweep through the coastal waters after midnight tonight, ushering in strong and gusty north winds that will persist through Wednesday morning. Surface high pressure will slide east across the area Wednesday afternoon and evening, with a light onshore flow developing by Thursday as the high moves off to the east.

Today
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Tonight
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Tuesday
North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
Tuesday Night
North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
Wednesday
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
Wednesday Night
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Thursday
East winds around 5 knots becoming south in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Thursday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Friday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers.
Friday Night
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of showers.
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Last Update: 342 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017
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