Heavy Rainfall And Flooding Threat Continues Over The Western Gulf Coast And Midwest; Excessive Heat Widespread Across The Desert Southwest

A slow moving disturbance will continue to generate rounds of rainfall across the western Gulf Coast from Texas to western Louisiana through Thursday. Flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas will be possible. Across the Desert Southwest, triple digit heat with highs exceeding 115 degrees will be possible over portions of southern California, Nevada, and Arizona through Saturday.
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Last Update: 1028 PM EDT Wed Jun 20 2018

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

38NM E Port Canaveral FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: The axis of the Atlantic high pressure ridge will remain south of the local waters through the weekend. This will provide a gentle south to southwest wind flow with continued benign sea conditions. However, increasing moisture will bring a return to offshore moving storms in the afternoon and evening beginning Thursday.

.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 Tuesday June 19th.

40 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 29 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 23 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 15 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 9 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

Overnight
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds.
Thursday
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west after midnight. Seas 2 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Friday
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Friday Night
West winds 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
South winds 5 knots becoming southeast 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 1028 PM EDT Wed Jun 20 2018
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