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

Strong offshore Santa Ana winds with warm temperatures, dry fuels and low humidity will continue to produce critical fire weather threats across southern California, while elevated concerns stretch into parts of northern California. Meanwhile, heavy to excessive overrunning rain lingers across Texas into the Lower Mississippi Valley with flooding possible to likely in the saturated region.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 1009 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

10NM ESE Port Canaveral FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A gentle to moderate onshore breeze will remain in place through mid week as the high pressure ridge axis remains north of the area. Deteriorating boating conditions expected late this week as onshore winds and seas increase as a weakening frontal boundary moves into the waters Thursday night into Friday.

.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 Tuesday October 16th.

39 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 28 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 22 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 15 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 10 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

This Afternoon
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 12 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters.
Tonight
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 12 seconds. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters.
Wednesday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 11 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters.
Wednesday Night
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters.
Thursday
East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Saturday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 1009 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018
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