Cool and Dry in the East; Turning Stormy in the Northwest

Much cooler temperatures behind a cold front will bring a feeling of fall to the East Coast today. In addition, an active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rain and high elevation snow. Northern California will benefit from rainfall this week that will aid firefighters given the recent large wildfires.
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Last Update: 343 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

37NM E Port Canaveral FL

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Synopsis: A southward moving cool front will stall over the lower central peninsula by later this evening. Behind the boundary, a surge of strong and gusty northeast winds and building seas will bring a return of hazardous boating conditions north of Sebastian Inlet into early evening, and then all of the local waters from tonight through much of the remainder of the week. .GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Northeast winds up to 20 to 25 knots will build hazardous seas to 8 to 10 feet by late afternoon continuing above advisory levels through mid to late week.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream based on the Real Time Ocean Forecast System as of Sunday October 15th.

41 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 28 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 25 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 16 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 10 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

Tonight
Northeast winds 20 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet with a dominant period 9 seconds. Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet with a dominant period 9 seconds. Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with a dominant period 9 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Thursday
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 7 to 9 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Friday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Friday Night
East winds 20 knots. Seas 7 to 8 feet. Chance of showers.
Saturday
East winds 20 knots. Seas 7 to 8 feet. Chance of showers.
Saturday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 7 to 9 feet. Chance of showers.
Sunday
Southeast winds 15 knots. Seas 7 to 8 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 343 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017
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