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The flash flooding threat will begin moving east out of the Plains into the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes on Thursday

Flash flooding will continue to be possible on Thursday but will begin moving out of the central and northern Plains. The area of concern will be the Upper Midwest edging into the the eastern Great Lakes region. 1 to 2 inches of rainfall will be possible into Friday.
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Last Update: 807 PM PDT WED AUG 27 2014

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East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu including Santa Cruz and Anacapa Islands

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisAT 03Z...OR 8 PM PDT...A 1023 MB HIGH WAS 1000 NM NW OF POINT CONCEPTION...AND A 1008 MB THERMAL LOW WAS NEAR LAS VEGAS. LARGE SOUTHERLY SWELL FROM TROPICAL STORM MARIE WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE TONIGHT THROUGH FRI. INCREASING NW WINDS WILL AFFECT THE COASTAL WATERS LATE THU THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  • Tonight W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. S swell 3 to 5 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Thu Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. S swell 2 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Thu Night Western portion...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt...becoming 10 to 15 kt. Elsewhere...W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. S swell 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Fri Western portion...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon with local gusts to 25 kt. Elsewhere winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 to 4 ft at 11 seconds.
  • Fri Night Western portion...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt...becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Elsewhere...W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 ft at 8 seconds.
  • Sat Western portion...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon with local gusts to 25 kt. Elsewhere winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 ft.
  • Sat Night Western portion...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt...becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Elsewhere...W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Sun W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.
  • Mon W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog.



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Zone Area Forecast for East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu including Santa Cruz and Anacapa Islands
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