Hazards Continue With Large Low Pressure System; Another Storm For the Northwest

A large, slow moving storm system continues to produce a number of hazards across the South and East. Heavy to excessive rain possible from FL and the Southeast into the Mid-Atlantic through Saturday, also from the Lower MS Valley into the OH Valley. While, Severe storms are possible today across north-central FL. Out West, the string of moist Pacific systems continues today with high winds/rain.
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Last Update: 1025 AM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

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Miami - South Florida Local Forecast Office

10NM E Virginia Key FL

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: Southeasterly winds will increase today ahead of an approaching cold front moving across the Gulf of Mexico. Shower and thunderstorm activity will increase as the front moves through tonight and Saturday.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...20 to 25 knot winds ahead of the cold front today.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Dec 13, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

3 nautical miles southeast of Fowey Rocks. 7 nautical miles east of Port Everglades. 5 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth. 6 nautical miles east southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Rest Of Today
Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots later today. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
Tonight
South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 25 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Saturday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to southwest 10 to 15 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Saturday Night
West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
Sunday Night And Monday
North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to north northwest 10 to 15 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Monday Night
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Tuesday
North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
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Last Update: 1025 AM EST Fri Dec 14 2018
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