Wet Pattern Continues From the Northwest To Rockies; Major Storm System To Develop On Thursday Across Southern Plains

A vigorous system will slide from the Northwest to the Rockies on Wednesday to keep intact the wet pattern across the extended region. Heavy to excessive rain, intense mountain snow and high winds are possible before the next system arrives on Friday. The same system will evolve into a major storm on Thursday across the southern Plains for a widespread rain event for the South and East.
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Last Update: 930 AM EST Wed Dec 12 2018

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Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING FOR SEAS...
Synopsis: Breezy NE/E winds today along with an increasing northeasterly swell will build seas in the local Atlantic, which will continue the Small Craft Advisory until 7 PM this evening. Increasing southeasterly flow is expected on Thursday ahead of the next front.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Seas of 5 to 7 feet across the Atlantic waters today before decreasing below 7 feet tonight.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Dec 11, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

4 nautical miles southeast of Fowey Rocks. 9 nautical miles east of Port Everglades. 6 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth. 6 nautical miles east southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Rest Of Today
East northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet along the coast and 5 to 7 feet with occasional to 9 feet in the gulf stream. Period 9 seconds. North northeast swell 3 to 4 feet becoming 4 feet. intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Tonight
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Period 9 seconds. North northeast swell 3 feet late in the evening. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
Thursday
Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
Thursday Night
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers.
Friday
South winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
South southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night And Sunday
North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
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Last Update: 930 AM EST Wed Dec 12 2018
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