Critical Fire Weather Threats in Southern California; Persistent Heavy Rain in Texas

Strong offshore Santa Ana winds with warm temperatures, dry fuels and low humidity will continue to produce critical fire weather threats across southern California, while elevated concerns stretch into parts of northern California. Meanwhile, heavy to excessive overrunning rain lingers across Texas into the Lower Mississippi Valley with flooding possible to likely in the saturated region.
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Last Update: 229 PM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

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Tampa Bay, FL Local Forecast Office

11NM WNW Captiva FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure will remain generally northeast of the area through the next couple of days, with a southeast to east flow in place over the waters. A relatively weak afternoon sea breeze will form each day, with winds turning onshore near the coast. A few isolated showers and thunderstorms will be possible near the coast and then moving offshore each evening, with locally hazardous boating conditions possible.

Tonight
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
Wednesday
East winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Thursday
Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Friday
East winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Friday Night
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Saturday
East winds around 10 knots then becoming west around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Saturday Night
Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Sunday
North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 229 PM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018
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