Wintry Mix in the Northeast; Critical Fire Weather in Southern California

A large storm will bring snow and rain over parts of the Midwest into the Northeast. Heavy lake effect snow is expected down wind from Lakes Erie and Ontario and into New England. Gusty offshore winds will drive several days of critical fire weather in southern California. Above-average to record-breaking temperatures are expected across much of Southern California into Nevada and Arizona
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Last Update: 904 PM PST Fri Jan 15 2021

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11NM S Santa Barbara CA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ600-161145- 904 PM 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 04Z, or 8 PM PST, a 1030 MB high pressure center was located 250 NM northwest of Eureka California with a 982 MB low pressure center located in the Gulf of Alaska. A large northwest swell will arrive this weekend bringing hazardous seas. $$

Tonight
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.
Sat
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.
Sat Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 16 seconds.
Sun
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 15 seconds.
Sun Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 14 seconds.
Mon
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 0 seconds.
Mon Night
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 17 seconds.
Tue
NE winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft.
Wed
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft.
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Last Update: 904 PM PST Fri Jan 15 2021
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