Strong Winds and Critical Fire Weather Conditions Likely over California

Critical fire weather conditions will continue over portions of California today. Very strong winds with gusts over 60 mph combined with dry humidity values will create an environment conducive to extreme fire danger and explosive fire growth over southern California. Winds are expected to diminish later today and tonight.
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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: 906 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017
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Today: NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 13 seconds. Areas of smoke.

Tonight: N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 12 seconds. Areas of smoke.

Mon: NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds, becoming NW and subsiding to 2 to 4 ft at 11 seconds in the afternoon.

Mon Night: NW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds.

Tue: Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds.

Tue Night: NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.

Wed: NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft.

Thu: N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 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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