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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 1025 AM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

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Miami - South Florida Local Forecast Office

11NM WSW Highland Point FL

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
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
South southeast winds 20 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots later today. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore. Period 3 seconds. bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Tonight
South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and south 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms late in the evening...then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight.
Saturday
Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming west northwest. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 6 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth. A chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Northwest winds 5 knots nearshore and northwest 5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore. Period 10 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers late in the evening. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
Sunday
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Sunday Night And Monday
North winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and north 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Monday Night
North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Tuesday
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
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Last Update: 1025 AM EST Fri Dec 14 2018
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