Strong Winds and Storms Across the East; Heavy Snow for the Pacific Northwest

The powerful spring storm will track eastward and focus showers, thunderstorms and strong winds across the eastern third of the country today. Another storm affecting the Pacific Northwest will bring accumulating snow to the region this weekend. For the central and southern High Plains, critical fire weather conditions through the weekend due to dry conditions and strong winds.
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Last Update: 201 PM PDT Sat Apr 1 2023

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Los Angeles/Oxnard, CA Local Forecast Office

4NM SW Santa Barbara CA

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...
Synopsis: PZZ600-020945- 201 PM PDT Sat Apr 1 2023 Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 21Z, or 2 PM PDT, a 1029 MB surface high was around 1200 NM northwest of Point Conception, and a 1015 MB thermal low was near Las Vegas. Surface high pressure is expected to strengthen over the Eastern Pacific through the weekend bringing widespread gusty NW winds. $$

Tonight
Western portion, NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the evening, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Eastern portion, W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 7 seconds.
Sun
Western portion, NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Eastern portion, NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon in the afternoon. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog.
Sun Night
Western portion, NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Eastern portion, W winds 20 to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 8 seconds.
Mon
NW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts to 45 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 8 seconds, building to 9 to 12 ft dominant period 8 seconds in the afternoon.
Mon Night
NW winds 30 to 40 kt with gusts to 45 kt in the evening, becoming 25 to 35 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft dominant period 9 seconds.
Tue
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 9 seconds.
Tue Night
Western portion, NW winds 25 to 30 kt in the evening, becoming 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, NW winds 20 to 25 kt in the evening, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 9 seconds.
Wed
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft.
Thu
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft.
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Last Update: 201 PM PDT Sat Apr 1 2023
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