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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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm (ANZ650) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm (ANZ650)
Issued by: National Weather Service Wakefield, VA
Last Update: 358 PM EST Fri Jan 15 2021




Through 7 Pm: SE winds 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. A slight chance of showers.

Tonight: SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. A chance of showers early in the evening, then showers in the late evening and early morning. A chance of showers late. Vsby 1 to 3 nm after midnight.

Sat: SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.

Sat Night: W winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Seas around 4 ft, building to 5 to 6 ft in the late evening and overnight. Dominant period 8 seconds.

Sun: W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft late. Dominant period 7 seconds.

Sun Night: W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.

Mon: W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Mon Night: W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Tue: W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Tue Night: SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight.



Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm (ANZ650)

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