Wildfire Danger Continues in Southern California

High pressure building into the Western U.S. will create strong offshore winds in southern California. Temperatures in this region are unseasonably hot, and conditions are dry. The combination of these strong winds and dry conditions will bring fire danger to portions of southern California. Red Flag Warnings are in effect here. Any new fires in this region could quickly grow out of control.
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Last Update: 1214 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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Gray/Portland, ME Local Forecast Office

9NM ENE Portland ME

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH

Synopsis: ANZ100-240615- 1214 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017 .Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM... A southerly flow will develop over the next couple of days between departing high pressure and a slow moving cold front approaching from the west. South winds will be the strongest Tuesday night and Wednesday when gales will be possible. The front moves offshore Thursday with high pressure building in for Friday and Saturday. $$

This Afternoon
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Tonight
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. Areas of drizzle after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tue
S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of rain in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tue Night
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft after midnight. Areas of fog in the evening. Showers likely in the evening, then rain after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Wed
S winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Wed Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain in the evening, then showers after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the evening.
Thu
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely.
Thu Night
W winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
Fri
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Fri Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
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Last Update: 1214 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017
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