Fire Threats Continue in Southern California; System Will Strengthen Over The East

Critical fire weather threats continue in southern California and will likely persist through the weekend into early next week. Once again, Santa Ana offshore winds and dry conditions are fueling these dangerous conditions. Meanwhile, a system in the South will strengthen over the Southeast/Mid-Atlantic with heavy rain and isolated severe storms before becoming a Northeast Nor'easter this weekend.
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Last Update: 223 PM PST Thu Dec 3 2020

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Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ600-040515- 223 PM PST Thu Dec 3 2020 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 22Z, or 2 PM PST, a 1030 MB high was over Idaho, extending to a 1030 MB ridge 300 NM W of Point Conception. A weak trough was along the Southern and Central California Coast. $$

Tonight
From point mugu to santa monica and S of palos verdes, NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Elsewhere, N winds 10 to 15 kt becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 18 seconds.
Fri
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 17 seconds.
Fri Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 16 seconds.
Sat
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 15 seconds.
Sat Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 14 seconds.
Sun
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming N 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 14 seconds.
Sun Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 13 seconds.
Mon
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft.
Tue
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 3 to 4 ft.
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Last Update: 223 PM PST Thu Dec 3 2020
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