Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend.
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Last Update: 941 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

39NM E Ponce Inlet FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A LIGHT TO GENTLE EASTERLY BREEZE WILL SHIFT TO THE SOUTHEAST TONIGHT AS A WEAK TROUGH PUSHES ACROSS THE FLORIDA PENINSULA. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE SOUTH-SOUTHEAST ON MONDAY AS THE TROUGH PUSHES INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO. EXPECT A FEW PERIODS OF SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF THE CAPE...OTHERWISE FAVORABLE BOATING CONDITIONS.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM BASED ON THE REAL TIME OCEAN FORECAST SYSTEM FROM THURSDAY JULY 21ST.

45 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PONCE INLET. 29 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT CANAVERAL. 25 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF SEBASTIAN INLET. 16 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FORT PIERCE INLET. 9 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF SAINT LUCIE INLET.

This Afternoon
Light and variable winds 5 knots becoming east 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds.
Tonight
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds.
Monday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Wednesday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Thursday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
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Last Update: 941 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016
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