Heavy Rain and Mountain Snow For the West Coast; Lake Effect Snow in the Great Lakes

A series of Pacific storms will deliver multiple rounds of heavy rain and mountain snow Wednesday into the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. There is an elevated concern for flash flooding, mudslides and debris flows near wildfire burn scars in California. A weak storm system will cross the Great Lakes Wednesday with accumulating Lake Effect snow.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 323 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

11NM ESE Ft. Pierce Inlet FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A cold front will pass over the waters through tonight turning winds northerly. A high pressure ridge will build into the southeast states through mid week. Northerly winds will continue through Wednesday, become northeast Thursday, and east by Friday. Poor to hazardous boating conditions are expected to develop by late week as easterly winds increase and seas build. Then a prolonged period of offshore flow is expected to begin 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 Tuesday, November 20th.

46 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 33 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 31 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 22 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 14 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

Tonight
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 7 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers.
Wednesday
North winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters.
Wednesday Night
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers.
Thursday
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers in the morning, then chance of showers in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers.
Friday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Choppy on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 7 to 9 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Saturday
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Chance of showers.
Saturday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Sunday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Chance of showers.
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Last Update: 323 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018
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