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.
High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.
Water temperature forecast is experimental.
Last Update: 3:56 am EDT Sep 29, 2022
Forecast Valid: 7am EDT Sep 29, 2022-6pm EDT Oct 5, 2022
- 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.