Western Heat and Monsoon Continues; Increasing Moisture in the East

High pressure continues to produce excessive heat and critical fire weather conditions for portions of the west, with heavy rains and potential for flash flooding associated with the monsoons in the southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front approaching the east coast is increasing the humidity and heat index, and bringing potential for heavy rain and flash flooding.
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Last Update: 410 AM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018

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11NM ESE Ft. Pierce Inlet FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure easing further south of the immediate area will bring a gentle to moderate south to southwest breeze through late week. There will be a threat of offshore moving storms during the afternoon and evening hours.

.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 Monday July 16th.

39 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.

Today
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet with a dominant period 7 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tonight
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet with a dominant period 7 seconds. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Tuesday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet with a dominant period 6 seconds. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Southwest winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday
South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 410 AM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018
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