Tracking Two Tropical Disturbances in the Atlantic

A tropical disturbance near the coast of southeastern Florida is located in an environment supporting a high chance of tropical depression formation this weekend. Locally heavy rainfall is possible over southern and central Florida associated with this disturbance. Further east, another tropical disturbance well east of the Windward Islands also has a high chance of formation by early next week.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 258 AM EDT Sat Aug 24 2019

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Miami - South Florida Local Forecast Office

10NM E Virginia Key FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A area of low pressure over South Florida will keep showers and thunderstorms in the forecast for the remainder of the weekend. Along with locally rough seas possible, there is a moderate risk of waterspouts across all South Florida waters today. The system is forecast to begin to exit the area on Sunday, eventually allowing the wind across all the waters to become more uniform, out of the southwest by Sunday afternoon.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Showers and thunderstorms may bring locally hazardous conditions, as well as a moderate risk of waterspouts.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Aug 24, 2019 at 1200 UTC...

6 nautical miles east southeast of Fowey Rocks. 13 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades. 12 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth. 11 nautical miles east northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Today
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms.
Tonight
South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers in the evening. Chance of thunderstorms through the night. Showers likely after midnight.
Sunday
South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday
South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms.
Monday Night
West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Tuesday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Wednesday
West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Chance of showers.
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Last Update: 258 AM EDT Sat Aug 24 2019
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