Severe Weather Potential Today from the Great Lakes to the Mid-South; Fire Weather Concerns for Southern California

Thunderstorms, some severe, are expected today along and ahead of a cold front extending from the Great Lakes into the Mid-South. Unseasonably mild weather is forecast along most of the eastern seaboard into Saturday. Meanwhile, temperatures are expected to remain below normal for parts of the West, Plains, and Rockies. Elevated fire weather conditions continue for Southern California.
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11NM WSW Santa Maria CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Sunny

    Light Wind
    6ft
  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    N 10kt
    6ft
  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Light Wind
    5ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Patchy Fog

    Light Wind
    5ft
  • Sunday

    Mostly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    4-5ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Patchy Fog

    NW 10kt
    4ft
  • Monday

    Partly Sunny

    NW 20kt
    5-7ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Patchy Fog

    NW 20kt
    8-9ft
  • Tuesday

    Patchy Fog

    W 10kt
    6-7ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:15 pm PDT Oct 15, 2021
Forecast Valid: 5pm PDT Oct 15, 2021-6pm PDT Oct 21, 2021

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ600-160545- 214 PM PDT Fri Oct 15 2021 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 20Z, or 1 PM PDT, a 1033 MB surface high was located over Utah, with a ridge extending off the CA coast to a 1026 mb high 600 NM NW of Point Conception. A weak thermal trough of low pressure was over the Southern California Bight. This Utah high will stay in place through Sat then weaken on Sun. Gusty NE winds will affect mainly the nearshore waters from Ventura to Malibu later tonight and Sat morning. $$

This Afternoon
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 6 ft at 13 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Tonight
NW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming ESE after midnight. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...WNW 6 ft at 13 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Saturday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 5 ft at 14 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Patchy fog after 11pm. Mixed swell...WNW 5 ft and S 1 to 2 ft. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Sunday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...WNW 4 to 5 ft and S 1 to 2 ft. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
SSW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NW after midnight. Patchy fog. Mixed swell...WNW 4 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Monday
NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Partly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 6 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft.
Monday Night
NW wind 10 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Patchy fog after 11pm. Mixed swell...WNW 8 ft and S 2 ft. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
Tuesday
N wind 5 to 10 kt becoming W in the morning. Patchy fog before 11am. Mixed swell...WNW 6 to 7 ft and S 2 ft. Wind waves 1 ft or less.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 34.88°N 120.65°W
Last Update: 2:15 pm PDT Oct 15, 2021
Forecast Valid: 5pm PDT Oct 15, 2021-6pm PDT Oct 21, 2021
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