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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Last Update: 925 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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Miami - South Florida Local Forecast Office

40NM W Marco Island FL

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

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 15 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 4 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday
East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Friday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 4 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening...then a slight chance of showers after midnight.
Saturday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. A chance of showers . A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
East southeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Sunday
Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
East southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Monday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Monday Night
South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 925 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017
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