Wintry Weather and Strong Winds Impact the Eastern States; Heavy Rain and Heavy Mountain Snow in the West

A powerful storm will bring heavy snow and blowing snow and heavy freezing rain from the Great Lakes to the Northeast; and strong winds from the Plains to the Mid-Atlantic. In the West, heavy rain with heavy mountain snow can be expected into next week. Super Typhoon Wutip will slowly move northwest away from Guam, but heavy rain, surf, and damaging winds continue across the area.
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Last Update: 914 PM EST Sat Feb 23 2019

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Miami - South Florida Local Forecast Office

10NM E Virginia Key FL

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...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS EXERCISE CAUTION...
Synopsis: Moderate southeasterly flow will continue across all the waters tonight, veering south-southwesterly Sunday ahead of a cold front that is forecasted to push through our area late Sunday into Monday. A strong east-northeasterly wind surge behind the front will bring the potential for hazardous boating conditions, especially over the Atlantic, late Monday into Tuesday. Coverage of showers will increase into early next week with the front.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Feb 23, 2019 at 1200 UTC...

7 nautical miles east of Fowey Rocks. 11 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades. 3 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth. 4 nautical miles east southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Rest Of Tonight
Southeast winds 15 knots with gusts to around 25 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
Sunday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
Sunday Night
South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west northwest after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening...then a chance of showers after midnight.
Monday
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.
Monday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers.
Tuesday
East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
Tuesday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
Wednesday And Wednesday Night
South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
Thursday
South winds around 5 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters smooth. A chance of showers.
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Last Update: 914 PM EST Sat Feb 23 2019
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