Wildire 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: 342 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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Lake Charles, LA Local Forecast Office

50NM SSE Grand Chenier LA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CDT TODAY...

Synopsis: Modest north winds over the waters east of Cameron will gradually subside by this afternoon. A reinforcing cold front is forecast to sweep through the coastal waters after midnight tonight, ushering in strong and gusty north winds that will persist through Wednesday morning. Surface high pressure will slide east across the area Wednesday afternoon and evening, with a light onshore flow developing by Thursday as the high moves off to the east.

Today
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Tonight
North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Tuesday
North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
Tuesday Night
North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
Wednesday
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Wednesday Night
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Thursday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Thursday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Friday
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance of showers.
Friday Night
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of showers.
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Last Update: 342 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017
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