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

A strong low pressure system will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains today into tonight. 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.
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Key West, FL Local Forecast Office

10NM W Florida Bay FL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Sunny

    NNW 20kt
    < 1ft

    High: 63 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    NNW 20kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 55 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    N 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Isolated Showers

    W 20kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Isolated Showers

    WNW 20kt
    < 1ft

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    WNW 20kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Partly Sunny

    NNW 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    N 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 67 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:29 pm EST Feb 7, 2016
Forecast Valid: 5pm EST Feb 7, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 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: AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD EASTWARD OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO AND ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY. A MOISTURE STARVED COLD FRONT WILL PROGRESS EASTWARD THROUGH THE FLORIDA KEYS LATE MONDAY NIGHT OR EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE EASTWARD THROUGH THE GULF OF MEXICO TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. ANOTHER MOISTURE STARVED COLD FRONT MAY PASS THROUGH THE FLORIDA KEYS THURSDAY.

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.

This Afternoon
NNW wind around 20 kt. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight
NNW wind 15 to 20 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday
N wind 10 to 15 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
W wind 15 to 20 kt. Isolated showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday
WNW wind around 20 kt. Isolated showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday Night
WNW wind 15 to 20 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
NNW wind 5 to 15 kt. Partly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday Night
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Sunny. 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: 25.03°N 80.94°W
Last Update: 4:29 pm EST Feb 7, 2016
Forecast Valid: 5pm EST Feb 7, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016
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