Critical Fire Weather Threats in California; Persistent Heavy Rain in Texas

Strong offshore Santa Ana winds will continue to produce critical fire weather threats in southern California. Gusty winds will continue for portions of northern California where elevated-to-critical fire weather threats can be expected. Meanwhile, heavy rain keeps falling in Texas with potential for excessive rains and flash flooding continuing.
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Last Update: 249 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

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Miami - South Florida Local Forecast Office

11NM ESE South Palm Beach FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure centered east of the waters will continue to provide moderate easterly wind through the week, with Atlantic winds ocassionally increasing to around Small Craft Advisory levels, especially mid-week. Seas will be 4 feet or less. Aside from isolated passing showers, mainly in the Atlantic, dry weather will prevail.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...none.

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

6 nautical miles east of Fowey Rocks. 11 nautical miles east northeast of Port Everglades. 9 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth. 12 nautical miles east southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Today
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Tonight
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
Wednesday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday And Thursday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday And Friday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 249 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018
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