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: 314 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 2017

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Lake Charles, LA Local Forecast Office

75NM SW Houma LA

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...
Synopsis: Moderate to strong offshore flow will begin early this morning and continue through Tuesday night. High pressure will further build over the area allowing for diminishing winds on Wednesday. The approach of a cold front late in the week will bring a return to onshore flow. Friday night, this front will move through the coastal waters and moderate to strong offshore flow is forecast in its wake.

Today
North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
Tonight
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 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
Wednesday Night
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Thursday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Thursday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Friday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Friday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of showers.
Saturday
North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Slight chance of rain showers.
Saturday Night
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
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Last Update: 314 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 2017
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