Powerful Storm to Impact Eastern Third of U.S. this weekend.

A developing storm system will bring a myriad of significant impacts this weekend. Heavy snow up to 18 inches from the Ohio Valley to the Northeast, and ice up to a quarter of an inch is forecast in places. Heavy rain may cause flash flooding from the Mid-South to the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be possible in the Deep South.

Hazardous Weather Conditions

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

Sebastian Inlet FL

Marine Point Forecast

  • Overnight

    Partly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    S 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Showers Likely

    SSW 15kt

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers

    W 20kt

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Clear

    NNW 15kt

    Low: 40 °F

  • M.L.King


    NNE 10kt

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Clear

    NNE 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chc Showers

    ESE 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers

    SE 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 65 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:39 pm EST Jan 18, 2019
Forecast Valid: 3am EST Jan 19, 2019-6pm EST Jan 25, 2019

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Detailed Forecast

Synopsis: High pressure centered over the Florida Peninsula will drift east of the Bahama Bank through Saturday, producing light winds and favorable boating conditions over the local Atlantic waters through midday Sat. Then, winds will increase out of the southeast and south Sat afternoon ahead of a strong cold front which is forecast to cross the waters early Sun. Strong west to northwest winds behind the front will produce hazardous boating conditions Sun and Sun night. High pressure will push quickly east into the western Atlantic Tue and winds will become onshore.


The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream based on the Real Time Ocean Forecast System as of Friday January 18th.

42 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 28 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 26 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 17 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 11 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
S wind 5 to 15 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
SSE wind 10 to 15 kt becoming SSW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. A slight chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
W wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. A chance of showers before 1pm. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Sunday Night
NNW wind 10 to 15 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
M.L.King Day
NNW wind around 10 kt becoming NNE in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Monday Night
NNE wind around 10 kt becoming E after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
ESE wind 10 to 15 kt. A slight chance of showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday Night
SE wind around 15 kt. A chance of showers. Seas 1 ft or less.


  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 27.85°N 80.45°W
Last Update: 4:39 pm EST Jan 18, 2019
Forecast Valid: 3am EST Jan 19, 2019-6pm EST Jan 25, 2019
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