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 East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island (PZZ650) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island (PZZ650)
Issued by: National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard, CA
Last Update: 109 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017




Tonight: NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy drizzle after midnight.

Fri: NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 35 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 8 seconds.

Fri Night: Western portion, NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 35 kt becoming 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 17 seconds.

Sat: N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 15 seconds.

Sat Night: W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 14 seconds.

Sun: N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 ft.

Sun Night: NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft.

Mon: NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft.

Tue: NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 2 to 4 ft.



Zone Forecast: East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island (PZZ650)

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