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

Strong offshore Santa Ana winds will continue to produce critical fire weather threats in southern California. Gusty winds will continue for portions of northern California where elevated-to-critical fire weather threats can be expected. Meanwhile, heavy rain keeps falling in Texas with potential for excessive rains and flash flooding continuing.
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Last Update: 924 PM PDT Mon Oct 15 2018

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49NM SW Santa Maria CA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ600-161030- 924 PM PDT Mon Oct 15 2018 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 04Z...or 9 PM PDT, a 1010 MB low was located 1100 NM W of Point Conception with a 1027 MB high over Nevada. Gusty offshore winds and associated wind waves will affect portions of the coastal waters south of Ventura early Tuesday through the morning hours. $$

Tonight
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds and SW 2 ft at 17 seconds.
Tue
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and SW 2 ft at 16 seconds.
Tue Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 2 ft at 16 seconds.
Wed
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.
Wed Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 16 seconds.
Thu
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 8 seconds.
Thu Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 8 seconds.
Fri
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft.
Sat
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft.
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Last Update: 924 PM PDT Mon Oct 15 2018
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