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 Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands (PZZ676) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands (PZZ676)
Issued by: National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard, CA
Last Update: 818 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017
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Tonight: NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the evening. Patchy drizzle after midnight.

Fri: NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft dominant period 18 seconds.

Fri Night: NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Strongest NW of san nicolas island. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft dominant period 17 seconds, subsiding to 9 to 12 ft dominant period 16 seconds after midnight.

Sat: NW of san nicolas island, NW winds 25 to 35 kt becoming 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft dominant period 15 seconds, subsiding to 7 to 10 ft dominant period 15 seconds in the afternoon.

Sat Night: NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 14 seconds, subsiding to 6 to 8 ft dominant period 14 seconds after midnight.

Sun: NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.

Sun Night: NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.

Mon: NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.

Tue: NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.



Zone Forecast: Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands (PZZ676)

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