Expanded California Fire Weather Threats; Unsettled Across the West

A storm system will impact the western third of the U.S.. Strong, gusty winds will increase Fire Weather threats across much of western and central California. Rain and mountain snows can be expected across the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rockies, with wintry conditions in the Great Basin and High Plains. Accumulating snows will also continue across the Upper Midwest to the Northeast.
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Last Update: 247 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

40NM E Ponce Inlet FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A weak cold front will sag through Central Florida tonight as it heads toward South Florida for Saturday. High pressure north of Florida this weekend will shift seaward over the Western Atlantic with a trailing ridge axis extending back across the Florida peninsula early next week. Local winds will shift northwest to north behind the front tonight, then northeast for Saturday, becoming east to southeast for Sunday. Winds and seas will be well-below cautionary levels.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream based on the Real Time Ocean Forecast System as of Wednesday December 13th.

40 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 31 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 28 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 20 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 14 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

Tonight
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 10 seconds.
Saturday
North winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 10 seconds.
Saturday Night
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 10 seconds.
Sunday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Sunday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Monday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Monday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
Tuesday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Tuesday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Wednesday
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers.
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Last Update: 247 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017
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