Stormy Weather Along the East Coast; Extended Warm-up for the West

A strong low pressure system will bring heavy rain, gusty winds, and thunderstorms along the east coast. Isolated severe thunderstorms could produce damaging winds and a few tornadoes in the Southeast. Heavy rains may result in excessive runoff and flash flooding. Building high pressure out west will produce above normal temperatures, especially, in the Pacific Northwest.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 414 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

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10NM E Virginia Key FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: South-southwest winds and stormy conditions will continue today as a frontal boundary approaches the region and moves through late tonight. Boaters should expected locally higher winds and seas in and near any showers and storms today. Drier conditions and west-northwest winds around 10 knots are expected behind the front into the upcoming weekend. The Atlantic seabreeze is expected to develop each afternoon, bringing winds out of the south-southeast near the coast.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Apr 21, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

12 nautical miles east southeast of Fowey Rocks. 10 nautical miles east of Port Everglades. 8 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth. 11 nautical miles east of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Today
South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning...then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
Tonight
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet along the coast and 2 to 3 feet in the gulf stream. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms through the night.
Wednesday
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet along the coast and 2 to 3 feet in the gulf stream. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters light chop.
Wednesday Night
Along the coast, west northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. In the gulf stream, west winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Thursday
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Thursday Night
Along the coast, south southwest winds around 10 knots becoming west late in the evening. In the gulf stream, west southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
Friday
South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
Friday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Saturday
West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 414 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018
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