Active Weather Pattern To Persist Over The Eastern U.S Through Midweek

A slow moving low pressure system will bring rounds of showers and thunderstorms from the Middle Atlantic to the Southeast U.S over the next couple of days. Some of the storms could be severe especially over the Southeast. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas.
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Last Update: 341 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

39NM E Ponce Inlet FL

Marine Zone Forecast

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Synopsis: A MODERATE TO FRESH SOUTHWEST BREEZE WILL CONTINUE TODAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING STRONG COLD FRONT. THERE WILL BE AN INCREASING THREAT FOR OFFSHORE MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AHEAD OF THE FRONT. BEHIND THE FRONT... FRESHENING NORTHWEST WINDS WILL GENERATE POOR TO HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS THAT WILL CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE INTO THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM BASED ON THE REAL TIME OCEAN FORECAST SYSTEM FROM FRIDAY APRIL 29TH.

42 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PONCE INLET. 30 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT CANAVERAL. 26 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF SEBASTIAN INLET. 17 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FORT PIERCE INLET. 11 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF SAINT LUCIE INLET.

Today
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with a dominant period 7 seconds. Occasional showers and thunderstorms likely.
Tonight
West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 20 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with a dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
Thursday
Northwest winds 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with a dominant period 6 seconds.
Thursday Night
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Friday
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Friday Night
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Saturday
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Saturday Night
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Sunday
West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
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Last Update: 341 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016
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