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.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 937 PM EST Fri Jan 18 2019

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

10NM ESE Port Canaveral FL

Marine Zone 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.

.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 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.

Overnight
East winds 5 knots becoming south 5 to 10 knots late. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 10 seconds. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters.
Saturday
South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 9 seconds. Choppy on the intracoastal waters.
Saturday Night
South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with a dominant period 5 seconds. Rough on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers in the evening. Slight chance of thunderstorms. Showers after midnight.
Sunday
West winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Rough on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers in the morning.
Sunday Night
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Choppy on the intracoastal waters.
Monday
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters.
Monday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Tuesday
East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Tuesday Night
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Chance of showers.
Wednesday
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Chance of showers.
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Last Update: 937 PM EST Fri Jan 18 2019
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