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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Marine Point Forecast

[NOTICE]
  • Today

    Chance Showers

    SSW 14ktWinds Decreasing
    7-9ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tonight

    Mostly Cloudy

    N 8kt
    5-6ft
  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    NNW 18kt
    4-5ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    N 20ktWinds Decreasing
    4-5ft
  • Saturday

    Sunny

    NE 10kt
    3-5ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    N 11kt
    4-5ft
  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    ESE 7kt
    4ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    W 6kt
    3ft
  • Monday

    Partly Sunny

    Light Wind
    3-4ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:35 am PDT Sep 29, 2022
Forecast Valid: 6am 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
SSW wind 9 to 14 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the afternoon. A chance of showers. Mixed swell...W 7 to 8 ft at 11 seconds and SW 1 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves 5 ft subsiding to 2 ft.
Tonight
N wind 5 to 8 kt. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...W 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds and SW 1 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves around 2 ft.
Friday
NNW wind 9 to 18 kt. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 3 to 4 ft at 8 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft.
Friday Night
N wind 15 to 20 kt decreasing to 9 to 14 kt after midnight. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...WNW 2 to 3 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
Saturday
NE wind 8 to 10 kt. Sunny. Mixed swell...NW 3 to 4 ft and S 1 to 3 ft becoming WNW. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Saturday Night
N wind 8 to 11 kt. Mostly clear. Mixed swell...WNW 3 to 4 ft and WNW 1 to 2 ft becoming S. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Sunday
ESE wind around 7 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 4 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Sunday Night
W wind around 6 kt becoming SSE after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...WNW 3 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Monday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 3 ft and S 1 to 3 ft becoming WNW. Wind waves around 1 ft.

*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: 44.01°N 124.16°W
Last Update: 4:35 am PDT Sep 29, 2022
Forecast Valid: 6am PDT Sep 29, 2022-6pm PDT Oct 5, 2022
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