Strong Winds and Critical Fire Weather Conditions Likely over California

Critical fire weather conditions will continue over portions of California today. Very strong winds with gusts over 60 mph combined with dry humidity values will create an environment conducive to extreme fire danger and explosive fire growth over southern California. Winds are expected to diminish later today and tonight.
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Last Update: 858 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

12NM E Ft. Pierce Inlet FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure over the Carolina coast will shift east over the western Atlantic. A trailing ridge axis will extend west across the Florida peninsula early this week and produce favorable boating conditions. The ridge axis will settle across south Florida Wednesday which will increase the offshore flow. A weak cold front is forecast to sag into the local Atlantic waters Thursday.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream based on the Real Time Ocean Forecast System as of Wednesday December 13th.

40 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 31 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 28 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 20 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 14 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

This Afternoon
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 10 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters.
Tonight
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet with a dominant period 9 seconds. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters.
Monday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet with a dominant period 9 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters.
Monday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters.
Tuesday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters.
Tuesday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Wednesday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Wednesday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Thursday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
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Last Update: 858 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017
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