Wet Pattern Continues From the Northwest To Rockies; Major Storm System To Develop On Thursday Across Southern Plains

A vigorous system will slide from the Northwest to the Rockies on Wednesday to keep intact the wet pattern across the extended region. Heavy to excessive rain, intense mountain snow and high winds are possible before the next system arrives on Friday. The same system will evolve into a major storm on Thursday across the southern Plains for a widespread rain event for the South and East.
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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

3NM NW Cape Canaveral FL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Clear

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 51 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Showers

    SE 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    SSE 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Showers Likely

    SSE 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    S 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Showers

    WSW 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    W 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 54 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 10:29 pm EST Dec 11, 2018
Forecast Valid: 2am EST Dec 12, 2018-6pm EST Dec 18, 2018

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

Synopsis: A moderate north breeze will diminish late tonight and Wednesday as winds veer to the northeast and east. However, seas will remain elevated, especially over the Gulf Stream. Onshore winds will briefly decrease through mid week, before veering to southerly and increasing by Friday, ahead of the next approaching strong cold front. This front will push through the region early Saturday, preceded by a fast moving band of showers and possibly some strong storms. A second reinforcing frontal boundary will push through the area Saturday night.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 6 to to 8 feet.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream based on the Real Time Ocean Forecast System as of Sunday, December 9th.

40 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 27 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 24 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 17 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 10 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

Overnight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday
SE wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday Night
SSE wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday
SSE wind around 15 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
S wind around 10 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
WSW wind around 10 kt. A chance of showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
W wind around 10 kt. Partly cloudy. 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: 28.44°N 80.64°W
Last Update: 10:29 pm EST Dec 11, 2018
Forecast Valid: 2am EST Dec 12, 2018-6pm EST Dec 18, 2018
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