Summer Heat Continues For Several Spots, While Severe Storms With Torrential Rainfall Will Threaten The Northeast into Mid-Atlantic Region

More summer heat is expected for parts of the West, South and Northeast before focusing over the southern Plains later this week. Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect for parts of the West, while Heat Advisories blanket each region. A strong cold front will clash with a hot, very moist air mass for afternoon/evening severe storms w/ high winds and intense rainfall from the Northeast to Mid-Atl.
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Last Update: 323 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

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10NM ESE Port Canaveral FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: The axis of the Atlantic high pressure ridge will remained suppressed south of the local Atlantic waters through the end of the week. This will generate a gentle to moderate south to southwest breeze. There will be a threat of offshore moving storms each afternoon and evening.

.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 July 17th.

38 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 28 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 23 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 15 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 8 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

Tonight
South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to 10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of showers. Slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Wednesday
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 10 seconds. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Southwest winds 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 10 seconds. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Thursday
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Friday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 323 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018
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