Stormy Weather in the Northwest; Fire Weather Threat Redeveloping in Southern California this Weekend

An active fall storm pattern in the Pacific Northwest is bringing heavy rain and high elevation snow to the region which will persist through this weekend. Strong winds associated with this system will bring a renewed period of critical fire weather to southern California later this weekend into next week.
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Last Update: 154 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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San Diego, CA Local Forecast Office

21NM SW Oceanside CA

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...
Synopsis: PZZ700-200930- 154 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017 .Synopsis for the far southern California coast... At 1 PM, a 1033 MB high was about 2000 NM west of San Diego, and a 1004 mb low was over northern Arizona. Mostly weak onshore flow will previal through today, then a low pressure system will bring wind gusts from the west-northwest to 25 knots tonight and Friday. Offshore flow will develop over the weekend. Also, an elevated short period northwest swell could bring rough seas tonight through late Friday night. $$

Tonight
Wind W 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 4 ft after midnight. Mixed swell W 3 to 5 ft at 7 seconds and SW 2 to 3 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy drizzle after midnight.
Fri
Wind W 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. Mixed swell W 5 to 6 ft at 7 seconds and SW 2 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the morning.
Fri Night
Wind NW 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. Mixed swell W 5 to 8 ft at 8 seconds and SW 1 to 2 ft at 13 seconds.
Sat
Wind NW 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 4 to 7 ft at 10 seconds and SW 1 ft at 13 seconds.
Sat Night
Wind N 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds and S 1 ft at 15 seconds.
Sun
Wind NE 10 kt...becoming W with gusts to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft and S 1 to 2 ft.
Sun Night
Wind N 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 to 4 ft and S 2 ft.
Mon
Wind E 10 kt...becoming W with gusts to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft and S 2 to 3 ft.
Mon Night
Wind N 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 1 to 3 ft and S 2 to 3 ft.
Tue
Wind NE 10 kt...becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft in the afternoon. Mixed swell W 1 to 2 ft and S 2 ft.
Tue Night
Wind N 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt in the evening... Becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 1 to 2 ft and S 2 ft.
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Last Update: 154 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017
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