Increasing Risk for Flash and River Flooding Through the Weekend

A storm system will track across the central U.S. and set the stage for severe thunderstorms and widespread heavy rainfall through the weekend. There will be a threat for flash and river flooding for portions of the Southern Plains into the Upper Midwest.
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Tampa Bay, FL Local Forecast Office

6NM SSW Captiva FL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    E 14km/h
    1m

    Low: 23 °C

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    ESE 23km/h
    1m

    High: 28 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Winds IncreasingE 27km/h
    1m

    Low: 23 °C

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    E 26km/h
    1m

    High: 28 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    ESE 24km/h
    1m

    Low: 23 °C

  • Monday

    Slight Chc Thunderstorms

    S 23km/h
    1m

    High: 28 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    SSE 18km/h
    < 1m

    Low: 23 °C

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    SSE 13km/h
    < 1m

    High: 28 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    WSW 10km/h
    < 1m

    Low: 22 °C


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:08 pm EDT Apr 28, 2017
Forecast Valid: 6pm EDT Apr 28, 2017-6pm EDT May 5, 2017

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Detailed Forecast

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATED FOR THE LATEST MARINE WEATHER INFORMATION. THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES. THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD ACROSS THE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO INTO THE WEEKEND, WITH GENERALLY EASTERLY/SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS, TURNING ONSHORE EACH AFTERNOON WITH THE SEA BREEZE. NOCTURNAL SURGES COULD BRING WINDS UP TO CAUTIONARY LEVELS DURING THE LATE NIGHT/EARLY MORNING HOURS. AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT WILL CAUSE A LONGER PERIOD OF CAUTIONARY OR POSSIBLY LOW END ADVISORY LEVEL WINDS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. WINDS WILL THEN RELAX DURING THE EARLY PART OF THE WEEK AS THE FRONT WASHES OUT ACROSS THE AREA.

Tonight
S wind 8 to 14 km/h becoming E in the evening. Partly cloudy. Seas around 1 m.
Saturday
E wind 14 to 23 km/h becoming SSE in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h. Sunny. Seas around 1 m.
Saturday Night
E wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 22 to 27 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h. Mostly clear. Seas around 1 m.
Sunday
E wind 21 to 26 km/h becoming SSE in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h. Mostly sunny. Seas around 1 m.
Sunday Night
ESE wind 18 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Partly cloudy. Seas around 1 m.
Monday
S wind 21 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 m.
Monday Night
SSE wind 14 to 18 km/h. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 m or less.
Tuesday
SSE wind 11 to 13 km/h. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 m or less.
Tuesday Night
WSW wind 8 to 10 km/h becoming E after midnight. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 m 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: 26.43°N 82.23°W
Last Update: 2:08 pm EDT Apr 28, 2017
Forecast Valid: 6pm EDT Apr 28, 2017-6pm EDT May 5, 2017
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