Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas

Strong low pressure will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains into Monday. Winds gusting over 60 mph at times may cause whiteout conditions. A second low pressure system is forecast to intensify rapidly off the U.S east coast bringing strong winds, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding to the Carolina's. Heavy snow will impact eastern New England.
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Key West, FL Local Forecast Office

16NM ESE The Elbow Light FL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Mostly Sunny

    NNW 15kt
    5ft

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Isolated Showers

    WNW 25kt
    5-6ft

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Isolated Showers

    WNW 25kt
    6ft

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Isolated Showers

    WNW 20kt
    4-5ft

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Isolated Showers

    NW 15kt
    4-5ft

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Isolated Showers

    NNW 20kt
    5-6ft

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    N 20kt
    5-6ft

    High: 65 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NNE 15kt
    4-5ft

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    NNE 15kt
    3ft

    High: 69 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 7:15 am EST Feb 8, 2016
Forecast Valid: 8am EST Feb 8, 2016-6pm EST Feb 14, 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: A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND EASTWARD FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO TO OVER SOUTH FLORIDA TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE FLORIDA KEYS LATE TONIGHT. AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY PROGRESS EASTWARD ACROSS THE GULF OF MEXICO TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THIS AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE CENTERED OVER NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM CURRENT...AS OF FEBRUARY 6TH...

53 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY. 7 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS. 5 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST. 5 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY. 3 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON. 9 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA. 5 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO. LESS THAN 1 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.

GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

Today
NNW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas around 5 ft.
Tonight
WNW wind 15 to 25 kt. Isolated showers. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Tuesday
WNW wind 20 to 25 kt. Isolated showers. Seas around 6 ft.
Tuesday Night
WNW wind 15 to 20 kt. Isolated showers. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Wednesday
NW wind around 15 kt. Isolated showers. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Wednesday Night
NNW wind 15 to 20 kt. Isolated showers. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Thursday
N wind 15 to 20 kt. Sunny. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Thursday Night
NNE wind around 15 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Friday
NNE wind around 15 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 3 ft.

*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: 25.01°N 80°W
Last Update: 7:15 am EST Feb 8, 2016
Forecast Valid: 8am EST Feb 8, 2016-6pm EST Feb 14, 2016
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