Turning Stormy in the Northwest

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: 359 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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Miami - South Florida Local Forecast Office

7NM ENE South Palm Beach FL

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
Synopsis: Winds will be northeasterly around 10 kts in the Atlantic waters and 15 kts in the Gulf waters through Thursday as a slow moving frontal boundary lingers over the region. Winds will be increasing to 20 kts by the end of the work week. Seas of 5 to 7 feet in the Atlantic waters will persist through the rest of the week and into the first part of the weekend.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS... Seas up to 7 feet in the Gulf Stream will persist into the weekend.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Oct 17, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

9 nautical miles northeast of Fowey Rocks. 8 nautical miles northeast of Port Everglades. 11 nautical miles southeast of Lake Worth. 11 nautical miles northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Tonight
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet along the coast and 5 to 7 feet with occasional to 9 feet in the gulf stream. Period 8 seconds. North northeast swell around 3 feet in the evening. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely in the evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. A chance of showers after midnight.
Thursday
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet along the coast and 4 to 6 feet with occasional to 8 feet in the gulf stream. Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday
East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday Night
East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Saturday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
East southeast winds around 15 knots along the coast to east southeast 15 to 20 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Sunday
East southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Sunday Night And Monday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 359 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017
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