Ian Battering the Florida Peninsula with Catastrophic Storm Surge, Winds, and Flooding

Ian made landfall on mainland Florida as a category 4 major hurricane near 4:30 PM ET south of Punta Gorda near Pirate Harbor. Catastrophic storm surge inundation along with destructive waves is ongoing along the southwest Florida coastline. Hurricane-force winds are expected to spread inland to central Florida near the core of Ian through early Thursday. Heavy rainfall will continue flooding.
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15NM NNW Brookings OR

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Slight Chc Showers

    Winds IncreasingNNW 24km/h
    2m

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    N 29km/h
    2m

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Friday

    Sunny

    NNW 32km/h
    1-2m

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    N 32km/hWinds Decreasing
    1-2m

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    NE 10km/h
    1-2m
  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Winds IncreasingSE 8km/h
    1m
  • Sunday

    Partly Sunny

    S 11km/h
    1m
  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    S 10km/h
    1m
  • Monday

    Partly Sunny

    Light Wind
    1m

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:25 am PDT Sep 29, 2022
Forecast Valid: 5am PDT Sep 29, 2022-6pm PDT Oct 5, 2022

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

Synopsis: Steep chaotic seas continue due to west swell and southerly wind waves. Periods of rain and areas of fog will accompany the front as well. Conditions hazardous to small craft are likely to continue through this morning. Brief improvement is expected this afternoon before a thermal trough and north winds return, with another round of advisory level conditions south of Cape Blanco this evening, then south of Reedsport late Thursday night through Friday evening.

Today
Variable winds less than 5 km/h becoming NNW 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers before 11am. Mixed swell...W 2 ft at 10 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves 1 m or less.
Tonight
N wind 24 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Mostly clear. WNW swell 2 ft at 9 seconds. Wind waves around 1 m.
Friday
NNW wind 24 to 32 km/h. Sunny. WNW swell 1 ft at 8 seconds. Wind waves around 1 m.
Friday Night
N wind 22 to 32 km/h becoming NE 8 to 13 km/h after midnight. Mostly clear. WNW swell 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 m.
Saturday
NE wind 8 to 10 km/h becoming WNW in the afternoon. Sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 1 ft and S 1 ft becoming WNW. Wind waves around 1 m.
Saturday Night
Variable winds less than 5 km/h becoming SE 5 to 8 km/h after midnight. Partly cloudy. Mixed swell...WNW 1 ft and ...becoming WNW 1 ft. Wind waves 1 m or less.
Sunday
SE wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming S in the morning. Partly sunny. WNW swell 1 ft. Wind waves 1 m or less.
Sunday Night
S wind 8 to 10 km/h becoming SE in the evening. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...WNW 1 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves 1 m or less.
Monday
Variable winds 5 km/h or less. Partly sunny. WNW swell 1 ft becoming NNW. Wind waves 1 m 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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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 42.28°N 124.43°W
Last Update: 2:25 am PDT Sep 29, 2022
Forecast Valid: 5am PDT Sep 29, 2022-6pm PDT Oct 5, 2022
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