Stormy Weather in the Northwest; Fire Weather Threat Redeveloping in Southern California this Weekend

An active fall storm pattern in the Pacific Northwest is bringing heavy rain and high elevation snow to the region which will persist through this weekend. Strong winds associated with this system will bring a renewed period of critical fire weather to southern California later this weekend into next week.
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Last Update: 400 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

9NM ESE Ft. Pierce Inlet FL

Marine Zone Forecast

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

Synopsis: A trough along the Florida east coast will weaken today. A strong high pressure ridge will remain centered north of Florida into this weekend. Gusty northeast winds and seas will remain hazardous for small craft operators. A cold front will approach the area on Tuesday. .GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Northeast winds up to 20 knots with seas of 7 to 8 feet through late week.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream based on the Real Time Ocean Forecast System as of Thursday October 19th.

44 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 31 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 26 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 16 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 10 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

Tonight
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. Choppy on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers.
Friday
East winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. Rough on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers.
Friday Night
East winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 feet with a dominant period 7 seconds. Rough on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers.
Saturday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Choppy on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers.
Saturday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Choppy on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers.
Sunday
Southeast winds 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Monday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Tuesday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
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Last Update: 400 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017
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