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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 926 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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3NM SW Passage Key Inlet FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: An approaching cold front will shift winds from the southeast to a more south to southwest direction through today, with periods of wind speeds in the 15-20 knot range. Periods of showers and a few thunderstorms can be expected over the waters ahead of this front. Winds will shift to the northwest tonight through Tuesday as the front slowly drops southward, with speeds remaining right around cautionary levels. Winds will increase even more Tuesday night into Wednesday, with advisories likely needed. Winds will then slowly relax through the end of the week.

This Afternoon
South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Tonight
South winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Tuesday
North winds around 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
North winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.
Wednesday
North winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.
Wednesday Night
North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.
Thursday
Northeast winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Thursday Night
Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Friday
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
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Last Update: 926 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017
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