Very Dangerous Heat Wave Impacting the Southern Plains and Spreading Eastward

A blazing heat wave will consume much of the southern Plains and lower Mississippi River Valley through early next week, especially in Texas. Expect record highs temperatures and very dangerous heat indices, both surging well over 100 degrees. Click the link to the right for more info on how to keep you, your family/pets, and friends safe during the summer heat.
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Chokoloskee FL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Partly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 80 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chc Thunderstorms

    Winds IncreasingSW 9kt
    < 1ft

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chc Thunderstorms

    W 6ktWinds Decreasing
    < 1ft

    Low: 79 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Winds IncreasingSW 8kt
    < 1ft

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 79 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Winds IncreasingSW 8kt
    < 1ft

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    W 6ktWinds Decreasing
    < 1ft

    Low: 79 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Winds IncreasingW 8kt
    < 1ft

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    W 6ktWinds Decreasing
    < 1ft

    Low: 78 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 8:01 pm EDT Jul 18, 2018
Forecast Valid: 2am EDT Jul 19, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 25, 2018

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: A broad area of high pressure will continue to remain in place across the western Atlantic for the rest of the work week. This will help to keep a generally south to southwesterly flow across the local Atlantic and Gulf waters. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible each day, however, coverage of these storms will be less over the next couple of days. Locally higher winds and seas are possible near any thunderstorms that do develop.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Jul 17, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

7 nautical miles east southeast of Fowey Rocks. 13 nautical miles east northeast of Port Everglades. 12 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth. 10 nautical miles east of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Overnight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Thursday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SW 5 to 9 kt in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Seas 1 ft or less. Bay and inland waters smooth becoming a light chop.
Thursday Night
W wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Seas 1 ft or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Friday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SW 5 to 8 kt in the morning. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Seas 1 ft or less. Bay and inland waters smooth becoming a light chop.
Friday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Seas 1 ft or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Saturday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SW 5 to 8 kt in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less. Bay and inland waters smooth becoming a light chop.
Saturday Night
W wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Sunday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming W 5 to 8 kt in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less. Bay and inland waters smooth becoming a light chop.
Sunday Night
W wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. A chance of showers. Seas 1 ft or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.

*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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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 25.8°N 81.33°W
Last Update: 8:01 pm EDT Jul 18, 2018
Forecast Valid: 2am EDT Jul 19, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 25, 2018
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