Tracking Three Storms with Widespread Impacts this Week

A winter storm will bring snow and some ice to the Midwest, Great Lakes and Northeast today while strong thunderstorms will be possible in portions of Alabama, Georgia and Florida. Additional heavy mountain snow and gusty winds will continue in the Southwest from a second storm. A third storm will bring heavy coastal rain and mountain snow to California and the Northwest tonight into Friday.
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4NM NNE Captiva FL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Patchy Fog

    SSE 6kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Areas Fog

    S 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    NNW 18kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    N 20kt
    1ft

    High: 68 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NNE 16kt
    1ft

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Sunny

    NNE 13kt
    1ft

    High: 68 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Clear

    NE 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    ENE 9kt
    < 1ft

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    SE 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 62 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:58 pm EST Jan 26, 2021
Forecast Valid: 6pm EST Jan 26, 2021-6pm EST Feb 2, 2021

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: Warm moist air over the relatively cooler shelf waters will create conditions favorable for sea fog to develop through tonight...with the best chance over the central and northern waters. A cold front will move across the waters Wednesday night with increasing north winds and building seas which will likely create advisory level conditions into Thursday. Winds and seas will begin to subside Thursday night. High pressure will hold over the waters Friday through Sunday with benign conditions expected. A cold front will push across the waters Sunday night with winds and seas again increasing in the wake of the front. Exercise caution levels likely with possible advisory level winds.

Tonight
SSE wind around 6 kt. Patchy fog. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
SSE wind 8 to 10 kt becoming SSW in the afternoon. Areas of fog before 1pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday Night
SSW wind 8 to 18 kt becoming NNW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday
N wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 28 kt. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
NNE wind 14 to 16 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 1 ft.
Friday
NNE wind 8 to 13 kt. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Friday Night
NE wind around 10 kt. Clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
ENE wind 7 to 9 kt becoming SSE in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
SE wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 26.56°N 82.17°W
Last Update: 4:58 pm EST Jan 26, 2021
Forecast Valid: 6pm EST Jan 26, 2021-6pm EST Feb 2, 2021
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