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: 413 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 2017

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Corpus Christi, TX Local Forecast Office

37NM SE Port Aransas TX

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: A cold front will move across the Coastal Waters this morning. Strong north to northeast flow will develop after frontal passage, and continue through tonight over the Coastal Waters. No precipitation is expected along the front. Wind and seas will improve from west to east Wednesday, as the center of a surface high pressure system approaches the coast from the west. A window of strong southerly flow may exist Thursday Night ahead of a strong cold front that will push south across area waters during the day Friday. Strong to very strong north flow and hazardous seas are forecast to develop in wake of the front by Friday Night with wind conditions possibly flirting with gale thresholds across the Gulf waters.

Today
North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet building to 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet in the afternoon.
Tonight
North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet.
Wednesday
North wind around 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots shifting southwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet.
Thursday
Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots becoming south 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.
Thursday Night
South wind 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet.
Friday
South wind 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet in the afternoon. A chance of showers.
Friday Night
North wind 25 to 30 knots. Gusts to gale force. seas 7 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet. A slight chance of showers.
Saturday
North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 7 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet.
Saturday Night
North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet.
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Last Update: 413 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 2017
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