Severe Weather and Flood Potential for the East; Fire Weather Concerns for the Southwest and Alaska

Severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall will affect the eastern portions of the country today. Across the Pacific Northwest and northern Plains, showers with the chance for severe thunderstorms later today. For the Southwest and southern portions of Alaska, fire weather concerns expected today and could extend into the holiday weekend. Rip currents are possible for the east coast and Puerto Rico.
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Last Update: 912 AM PDT Fri May 27 2022

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Los Angeles/Oxnard, CA Local Forecast Office

9NM S Santa Barbara CA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ600-272330- 912 AM PDT Fri May 27 2022 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 16Z, or 9 AM PDT, a 1021 MB high was located 900 W of Point Conception and a 1007 MB low was centered in southern NV. Strong high pressure will build into the region from the NW this weekend, bringing a sharp increase in winds and seas. $$

Today
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 8 seconds.
Tonight
W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 7 seconds, building to 4 to 5 ft at 7 seconds after midnight.
Sat
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. local gusts to 25 kt western portion. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 7 seconds.
Sat Night
Western portion, W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt late. Eastern portion, W winds 15 to 20 kt becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 7 seconds.
Sun
Western portion, W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt becoming 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Eastern portion, W winds 5 to 10 kt becoming 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 9 seconds.
Sun Night
Western portion, W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt with local gusts to 35 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, W winds 15 to 25 kt becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 9 seconds.
Mon
Western portion, W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt early, becoming 20 to 30 kt. Eastern portion, W winds 10 to 15 kt early, becoming 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft.
Tue
W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft.
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Last Update: 912 AM PDT Fri May 27 2022
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