Heavy Rainfall Across Portions Of Gulf Coast States This Week

Abundant moisture will interact with a stalled front in the Gulf of Mexico this week to generate locally heavy rainfall across the Gulf Coast region. This activity will be bolstered mid-late week by remnants of Willa, currently in the eastern Pacific. This surge of moisture could bring widespread flood concerns to the region given the prolonged period of wet weather.
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Last Update: 837 PM EDT Sun Oct 21 2018

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Tampa Bay, FL Local Forecast Office

4NM SSE Saint Pete Beach Reef FL

Marine Zone Forecast

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Synopsis: High pressure will build over the waters with moderate easterly winds and evening surges through Wednesday. A trough of low pressure will approach the region on Thursday.

Tonight
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.
Monday
East winds 15 to 20 knots then becoming northeast around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.
Monday Night
East winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Tuesday
East winds around 10 knots then becoming north in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
Tuesday Night
Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Wednesday
North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Wednesday Night
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Thursday
Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
Thursday Night
Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
Friday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming west around 15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 837 PM EDT Sun Oct 21 2018
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