Western Heat Wave Continues; Watching the Gulf of Mexico
A dangerous heat wave will continue to bring record temperatures to much of the West through this week. A tropical disturbance in the southwest Gulf of Mexico will likely form into a tropical depression late this week over the central or northwestern Gulf of Mexico. Heavy rain could begin to impact portions of the northern Gulf Coast on Friday.
Last Update: 10:02 am EDT Jun 16, 2021
Forecast Valid: 12pm EDT Jun 16, 2021-6pm EDT Jun 22, 2021
Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
- 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.
- 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.