Powerful Storm To Produce Widespread Hazards This Weekend

A powerful storm will track from the central Plains to the Great Lakes this weekend. This large system will produce several hazards across the Eastern two-thirds of the country; severe storms w/ damaging winds and tornadoes in the TN and Lower MS Valleys, rain and continued flood threat for the OH and TN Valleys and heavy snow w/ blizzard conditions from the central Plains to Upper MS Valley.
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Last Update: 940 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

10NM ESE Port Canaveral FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: The center of a large high pressure ridge over the western Atlantic will settle east of the Bahamas this weekend, with its axis extending westward across central Florida. This will result in light to gentle south to southeast breezes through Saturday. Offshore flow will develop Sunday as a weak cold front pushes into north Florida. The front will reach central Florida Sunday night, stalling to the south on Monday, leading to hazardous marine conditions as a northerly wind surge approaches the Atlantic waters.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream based on the Real Time Ocean Forecast System as of Thursday February 21st.

42 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 29 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 23 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 15 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 9 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

Tonight
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
Saturday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers.
Saturday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers in the evening, then chance of showers after midnight.
Sunday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers.
Sunday Night
Northwest winds 10 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Choppy on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers in the evening and a slight chance of showers after midnight.
Monday
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Choppy on the intracoastal waters.
Monday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Tuesday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Tuesday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Chance of showers.
Wednesday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Chance of showers.
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Last Update: 940 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019
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