Heavy Rain Threat Continues Along The Western Gulf Coast; Very Hot Across the Southwest, Midwest, And Northeast

Persistent onshore flow combined with deep tropical moisture will continue the threat for heavy rainfall and localized flooding impacts along the western Gulf Coast region through midweek. The heaviest rainfall is expected to occur along the Texas coast where amounts could exceed 6 inches. Very hot temperatures expected in the southwest, central, and eastern U.S. through midweek.
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Last Update: 930 AM EDT Tue Jun 19 2018

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Tampa Bay, FL Local Forecast Office

11NM WNW Captiva FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Surface high pressure extending west across the central Florida peninsula will sink south to across the southern peninsula during Thursday and Friday. Tranquil boating conditions with light east southeast winds with slight seas with an onshore sea breeze component developing along the coast in the afternoon can be expected today through Wednesday, with scattered thunderstorms during the late afternoon and evening hours. During Thursday through Saturday, a southwest to west wind flow will develop over the waters with scattered showers and storms expected along the coast during the late night and morning hours, then moving to inland locations during the afternoon and early evening hours. Wind and seas will be higher in the vicinity of thunderstorms, otherwise no headlines are expected.

This Afternoon
Winds becoming west around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Tonight
West winds around 10 knots becoming northwest around 5 knots late in the evening, becoming east overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Wednesday
East winds around 5 knots becoming west around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning.
Wednesday Night
West winds around 10 knots diminishing to around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
Thursday
West winds around 5 knots increasing to around 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening.
Friday
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
Friday Night
West winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
Saturday
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 930 AM EDT Tue Jun 19 2018
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