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: 810 PM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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44NM SW Port Orford OR

Marine Zone Forecast

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH

Synopsis: Gusty north winds and steep seas will continue through Wednesday afternoon, mainly across the outer waters from Cape Blanco southward. Winds may freshen Wednesday afternoon and remain elevated into Thursday. This will result in a mix of steep to very steep wind-driven seas over the waters. Afterwards, a long period high and steep west swell is expected to move into the coastal waters Friday evening into Saturday.

Tonight
N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. W swell 9 to 10 ft at 14 seconds.
Tue
N wind 20 to 25 kt northern portion and N 15 to 20 kt southern portion. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. Swell W 7 to 8 ft at 14 seconds.
Tue Night
N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft. Swell W 6 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.
Wed
Northern portion, N wind 20 to 25 kt. Southern portion, N wind 25 kt...rising to 30 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. Swell W 5 to 6 ft.
Wed Night
Northern portion, N wind 20 to 25 kt. Southern portion, N wind 30 kt...easing to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. Swell W 4 to 5 ft.
Thu
N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft. Swell W 3 ft.
Thu Night
N wind 15 kt...backing to NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Mixed swell W 3 ft and NW 4 to 5 ft.
Fri
SW wind 5 to 10 kt...veering to NW after midnight. Wind waves 3 ft in the morning...becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 ft...building to W 9 ft.
Sat
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell NW 11 to 12 ft.
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Last Update: 810 PM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017
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