Heavy Rain and Flooding in the Southern Plains to the Great Lakes

Several days of heavy rainfall will lead to flash flooding and river flooding from the Southern Plains to the Southern Great Lakes. A band of freezing rain is forecast across portions of the Southern Plains into the Middle Mississippi Valley.
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Last Update: 943 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

21NM ENE Jupiter Inlet FL

Marine Zone Forecast

...Small Craft Exercise Caution...

Synopsis: A strong high pressure ridge centered off the mid Atlantic coast will generate a moderate southeast breeze across the local waters through Friday. These winds will place portions of the local Atlantic within the shadow of the north Bahamas, resulting in rough, short period wind waves and poor boating conditions. Small craft operators will need to exercise caution.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...East to southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with seas 5 to 6 feet.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream based on the Real Time Ocean Forecast System as of Monday February 19th.

41 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 29 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 24 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 16 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 9 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

Tonight
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with a dominant period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
Wednesday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with a dominant period 6 seconds.
Wednesday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with a dominant period 6 seconds.
Thursday
East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Thursday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Friday
East winds 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Friday Night
Southeast winds 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Saturday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Saturday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Sunday
Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers.
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Last Update: 943 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018
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