Fire Weather Threats Remain High Across the West; Heavy Rain Potential for the Mid To Lower Mississippi Valley

Fire threats remain high across parts of the West with elevated outlooks and Red Flag Warnings. Also, The threat for dry thunderstorms will be widespread from the Great Basin to the Interior Northwest. Meanwhile, the tail end of a low pressure system over the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy rainfall and flash flooding concerns, especially in eastern Oklahoma and northwestern Arkansas.
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Last Update: 951 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

10NM ESE Port Canaveral FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: The Atlantic ridge axis located across the area is forecast to lift north reaching north Florida by Friday. Drier air will move in from the southeast and produce below normal coverage of showers and storms. Then the ridge axis will begin to slip back to the south this weekend.

.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 Sunday August 12th.

40 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 28 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 21 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 14 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 8 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

This Afternoon
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tonight
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters.
Thursday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
Thursday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters.
Friday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters.
Friday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Saturday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 951 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018
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