Western Heat and Monsoon Continues; Increasing Moisture in the East

High pressure continues to produce excessive heat and critical fire weather conditions for portions of the west, with heavy rains and potential for flash flooding associated with the monsoons in the southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front approaching the east coast is increasing the humidity and heat index, and bringing potential for heavy rain and flash flooding.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 421 AM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018

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Miami - South Florida Local Forecast Office

11NM ESE South Palm Beach FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: The western Atlantic ridge will build westward through the week, bringing moderate south, and eventually southwesterly flow across the South Florida waters. Winds will be light enough to allow both the Gulf and Atlantic seabreezes to develop most afternoons. Scattered showers and storms will be a concern for all the waters through the period, though coverage should generally be below normal. Locally higher winds and seas are possible near any storms.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Jul 14, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

6 nautical miles east northeast of Fowey Rocks. 11 nautical miles southeast of Port Everglades. 10 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth. 15 nautical miles east northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Today
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tonight
South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to south 10 to 15 knots in the gulf stream. Seas around 2 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Tuesday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday
South winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to south around 10 knots in the gulf stream. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to south southwest 5 to 10 knots in the gulf stream. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday And Thursday Night
South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 421 AM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018
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