Heavy Rain Threat Continues Along The Western Gulf Coast; Very Hot Across the Southwest, Midwest, And Northeast

Persistent onshore flow combined with deep tropical moisture will continue the threat for heavy rainfall and localized flooding impacts along the western Gulf Coast region through midweek. The heaviest rainfall is expected to occur along the Texas coast where amounts could exceed 6 inches. Very hot temperatures expected in the southwest, central, and eastern U.S. through midweek.
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Last Update: 936 AM EDT Tue Jun 19 2018

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Miami - South Florida Local Forecast Office

11NM WSW Highland Point FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Weak high pressure across Central Florida will gradually shift south over the next few days, and be south of the local waters Thursday through Saturday. Light and sea breeze dominated wind through Wednesday will become more prevailing south and southwest Thursday through Saturday. Seas will remain 2 feet or less all waters through Saturday. Showers and thunderstorms in the mornings over the Atlantic waters today and Wednesday will then transition to a late afternoon and nighttime pattern beginning Wednesday night, while over the Gulf waters the showers and thunderstorms will be mainly in the evenings through Wednesday before transitioning to late night and morning by Thursday.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Jun 16, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

4 nautical miles east of Fowey Rocks. 11 nautical miles southeast of Port Everglades. 10 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth. 15 nautical miles east northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Rest Of Today
Northeast winds 5 knots becoming west. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tonight
North northwest winds 5 knots becoming east after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth. A slight chance of thunderstorms late in the evening. A slight chance of showers through the night.
Wednesday
Nearshore, west southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Offshore, south southwest winds 5 knots becoming west around 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
Wednesday Night
West winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday
Nearshore, west winds 5 to 10 knots. Offshore, northeast winds 5 knots becoming west in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the morning. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Friday
South winds 5 knots becoming west in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
Nearshore, north winds 5 knots becoming west in the afternoon. Offshore, west winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 936 AM EDT Tue Jun 19 2018
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