Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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Key West, FL Local Forecast Office

8NM SW Florida Bay FL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Isolated Thunderstorms

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Isolated Thunderstorms

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 78 °F

  • Sunday

    Isolated Thunderstorms

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Isolated Thunderstorms

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 79 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Isolated Thunderstorms

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Isolated Thunderstorms

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 78 °F

  • Tuesday

    Isolated Thunderstorms

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Isolated Thunderstorms

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 79 °F

  • Wednesday

    Isolated Thunderstorms

    E 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 84 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 11:15 am EDT May 28, 2016
Forecast Valid: 12pm EDT May 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2016

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Detailed Forecast

SEAS ARE GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

Synopsis: AS OF 800 AM EDT...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWO WAS LOCATED ABOUT 225 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA. THIS SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTHWEST...REACHING THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST EARLY SUNDAY...THEN MEANDERING OVER THE SOUTH CAROLINA LOW COUNTRY SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY. AS A RESULT...A WEAK PRESSURE PATTERN WILL CONTINUE ACROSS ALL KEYS WATERS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MEMORIAL DAY. THEREAFTER...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE FLORIDA PENINSULA MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF MAY 28...

16 NM S OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY. 14 NM S OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS. 12 NM S OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST. 7 NM S OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY. 7 NM S OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON. 7 NM SE OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA. 6 NM SE OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO. 7 NM E OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.

GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

This Afternoon
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
Memorial Day
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
E wind 5 to 10 kt. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.

*Notices:

  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: 24.93°N 80.87°W
Last Update: 11:15 am EDT May 28, 2016
Forecast Valid: 12pm EDT May 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2016
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