Heavy to Excessive Rain for Southeast and Mid-Atlantic into this Weekend; High Winds in the Pacific Northwest Friday

Another southern storm system will bring heavy to excessive rainfall with a risk for severe thunderstorms from the central Gulf Coast to the Southeast Friday. This heavy rainfall will then spread across the Mid-Atlantic region late Friday into the Weekend. A strong cold front moving into the Pacific Northwest will bring strong, possibly damaging winds to the coast Friday.
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Last Update: 312 AM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

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Miami - South Florida Local Forecast Office

9NM E South Palm Beach FL

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: Southeasterly winds will increase today ahead of an approaching low pressure system moving into the Gulf of Mexico. A Small Craft Advisory is in effect through at least 7 PM Friday night for the Atlantic and Outer Gulf waters. Small Craft Exercise Caution across Biscayne Bay. A few showers are possible through early Friday morning off the coast of Palm Beach County with activity becoming more widespread as the front moves through Friday night and Saturday.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Dec 13, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

3 nautical miles southeast of Fowey Rocks. 7 nautical miles east of Port Everglades. 5 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth. 6 nautical miles east southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Today
South southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Tonight
South southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.
Saturday
South southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Saturday Night
West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 9 seconds becoming 4 seconds after midnight. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of showers through the night. A slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Sunday
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
Sunday Night And Monday
North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Monday Night
North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Tuesday
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
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Last Update: 312 AM EST Fri Dec 14 2018
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