Wind Advisory


Issued Zones:  Santa Barbara and Ventura Coastal …

Site:  Southern California Weather Force has issued a Wind Advisory effective today …

Date:  3/8/21 at 11:50am PT

Forecast: Strong onshore gradients will bring level 3-4 wind conditions to the region today, with Oxnard seeing gusts especially up over 40 mph.  The winds will wan down after 10pm tonight.  They will return to 30 mph in Ventura on Tuesday afternoon/evening before the frontal zone moves through on Wednesday morning.

Martin Wind Gust Intensity Scale –

8. Extensive widespread damage.
7. Trees are broken or uprooted, building damage is considerable. – High Profile Vehicle Roll-Over CERTAIN.
6. SOME Trees are broken or uprooted, building damage is possible. – High Profile Vehicle Roll-Over Likely, Do NOT recommend Traveling in this zone
5. Slight damage occurs to buildings, shingles are blown off of roofs. HIGH WIND WARNING CRITERIA – High Profile Vehicle Roll-Over Possible if weight is not corrected.
4. Twigs and small branches are broken from trees, walking is difficult.
3. Large trees sway, becoming difficult to walk. POWER SHUTDOWN THRESHOLD WIND ADVISORY CRITERIA


NOTE:  If you read this from a SCWF micro-climate Facebook Group, keep in mind that forecast ARTICLES are NOT posted there unless it directly affects you.  You will want to go to the MAIN SCWF Facebook Page and to go there you CLICK HERE.

10 mile rule:  These alerts issued on this site means that within your zone and 10 miles from you will see the event forecast for.  You may or may not see the event but it means you are in the zone or 10 miles from where someone will.

Forecaster: KM

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