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Unseasonably cold temperatures in the central and eastern U.S. through Wednesday

A powerful cold front has ushered in unseasonably cold temperatures to the central and eastern U.S. for early this week. Freezing temperatures will dive into the Deep South and to the Mid-Atlantic through Wednesday morning. This will be damaging to sensitive vegetation. Numerous Frost Advisories and Freeze Warnings are in effect.
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Last Update: 216 AM PDT WED APR 16 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 09Z...OR 2 AM PDT...A 1026 MB HIGH WAS CENTERED 600 NM W OF SAN FRANCISCO...AND A 1006 MB LOW WAS S OF LAS VEGAS. ACROSS THE OUTER WATERS...MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG NW WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH LATE IN THE WEEK. WEAK TO LOCALLY MODERATE W TO NW WINDS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF THE NEAR SHORE WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT.
  • Today NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Tonight W winds 10 to 15 kt with local gusts to 20 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Thu Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming S 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Thu Night Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.
  • Fri Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.
  • Fri Night W winds 10 to 20 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Sat W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog.
  • Sun W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog.



Additional Forecasts and Information

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