Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region.
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Last Update: 211 PM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018

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49NM SW Santa Maria CA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ600-180600- 211 PM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 20Z...or 1 PM PDT, a 1031 MB high pressure center was located 600 NM west of Portland Oregon and a 1011 MB low pressure center was located near Las Vegas. Little change in this pattern can be expected through Sat. $$

Tonight
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts to 20 kt around point conception in the evening. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Sat
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Sat Night
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Sun
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Sun Night
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Mon
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog in the morning.
Mon Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft. Patchy fog after midnight.
Tue
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.
Wed
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog.
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Last Update: 211 PM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018
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