High Winds and Blizzard Conditions in the Central U.S.; Critical Fire Weather in Southern California

A powerful winter storm will continue to bring widespread impacts to the central U.S. today. Blizzard conditions will continue across portions of the east-central and northern Plains while high winds to 65 mph will continue over portions of the west-central and northern Plains into this evening. Gusty offshore winds will drive several days of critical fire weather in southern California.
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Los Angeles/Oxnard, CA Local Forecast Office

6NM W San Clemente CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Sunny

    WNW 10kt
    3ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Light Wind
    2-3ft
  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Light Wind
    3ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NE 10kt
    3ft
  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Light Wind
    3-4ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Light Wind
    4ft
  • M.L.King
    Day

    Sunny

    SSW 10kt
    2ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NE 15kt
    3-4ft
  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    NE 20kt
    5ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:23 am PST Jan 15, 2021
Forecast Valid: 1pm PST Jan 15, 2021-6pm PST Jan 21, 2021

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ600-152315- 914 AM PST Fri Jan 15 2021 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 16Z, or 8 AM PST, a 1030 MB high pressure center was located 500 NM northwest of Point Conception with a 981 MB low pressure center located in the Gulf of Alaska. A large northwest swell will arrive this weekend bringing hazardous seas. $$

This Afternoon
WNW wind around 10 kt. Sunny. Mixed swell...W 2 ft at 13 seconds and S 1 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Tonight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...W 3 ft at 15 seconds and S 1 ft at 13 seconds building to at 18 seconds . Wind waves around 1 ft.
Saturday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. Mixed swell...W 3 ft at 13 seconds and S 1 ft at 17 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Saturday Night
NE wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...W 3 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Sunday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. Mixed swell...W 3 ft and S 2 ft. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...W 4 ft and ...becoming W 4 ft. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
M.L.King Day
E wind 5 to 10 kt becoming SSW in the afternoon. Sunny. Mixed swell...W 2 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
NE wind 10 to 15 kt. Partly cloudy. Mixed swell...W 3 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Tuesday
NE wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...W 3 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft.

*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: 33.44°N 117.73°W
Last Update: 3:23 am PST Jan 15, 2021
Forecast Valid: 1pm PST Jan 15, 2021-6pm PST Jan 21, 2021
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