Ian Battering the Florida Peninsula with Catastrophic Storm Surge, Winds, and Flooding

Ian made landfall on mainland Florida as a category 4 major hurricane near 4:30 PM ET south of Punta Gorda near Pirate Harbor. Catastrophic storm surge inundation along with destructive waves is ongoing along the southwest Florida coastline. Hurricane-force winds are expected to spread inland to central Florida near the core of Ian through early Thursday. Heavy rainfall will continue flooding.
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Last Update: 245 AM PDT Thu Sep 29 2022

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Eureka, CA Local Forecast Office

20NM S Crescent City CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE

Synopsis: A northwest swell currently around 9 feet at 10 seconds will gradually diminish throughout the day. Otherwise northerly winds will increase to strong breezes with near gale force gusts throughout the coastal waters by this afternoon. Isolated gale force gusts are expected just downwind of Cape Mendocino. Short period seas will climb alongside the wind, reaching 7 to 9 feet in the outer waters by early Friday. Conditions are expected to gradually calm early this weekend as winds are shunted further offshore.

Today
N winds 5 to 15 kt...rising to 15 to 20 kt. Waves W 9 ft at 12 seconds.
Tonight
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves W 9 ft at 10 seconds.
Fri
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves N 6 ft at 6 seconds.
Fri Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 7 seconds.
Sat
S winds 5 kt. Waves NW 4 ft at 8 seconds...and NW 4 ft at 13 seconds.
Sun
S winds 5 kt. Waves NW 3 ft at 7 seconds...and W 4 ft at 12 seconds.
Mon
N winds 5 kt. Waves NW 3 ft at 11 seconds.
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Last Update: 245 AM PDT Thu Sep 29 2022
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