Arctic Air Plunges into the Great Lakes, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

Arctic air dropping through the northern and eastern U.S. and a storm off the east coast will bring periods of snow, very cold wind chills and hazardous traveling conditions from the Upper Great Lakes to the Northeast. Meanwhile in southern California, Santa Ana winds will decrease but hot, dry air will remain over the area with elevated fire weather conditions.
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Last Update: 157 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

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Synopsis: PZZ600-130515- 157 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 21Z...or 1 PM PST...A 1040 MB surface high was located over southern Idaho. A 1025 MB high was 300 NM W of Pt. Conception. Smoke from the Thomas fire may locally reduce visibilities down to 1SM across the East Santa Barbara Channel through Tuesday. Increasing northwest winds Friday into Saturday may reach Gale levels across the outer waters North of Point Conception. $$

Tonight
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft at 13 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds.
Wed
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.
Wed Night
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.
Thu
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 14 seconds.
Thu Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 16 seconds.
Fri
NE winds 5 to 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 16 seconds.
Fri Night
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 16 seconds.
Sat
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft.
Sun
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft.
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Last Update: 157 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017
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