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: 407 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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35NM S Houma LA

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: A cold front will continue to push south of the coastal waters and into the central Gulf of Mexico today. A secondary cold front will move through the coastal waters late tonight and early Tuesday. High pressure will settle over the area during the middle of the week and shift to the east Thursday into Friday. Another cold front will move through the region Friday night into Saturday.

Today
North winds near 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Tonight
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Tuesday
North winds near 20 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Tuesday Night
North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Wednesday
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. dominant period 4 seconds.
Wednesday Night
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. dominant period 4 seconds.
Thursday
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Thursday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Friday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 to 20 knots in the late evening. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.


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Last Update: 407 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017
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