Critical Fire Weather Conditions for California and the Plains; Wet and Stormy Across the East

Critical fire weather conditions are likely to persist over parts of California and the Plains through Thursday. Elsewhere, a pair of cold fronts will deliver wet and stormy conditions to the eastern U.S. into Wednesday. Much cooler air will arrive in wake of the frontal passages with a return to below normal temperatures.
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Key West, FL Local Forecast Office

3NM NW Davis Reef Light FL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Isolated Showers

    S 10kt
    1ft

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Isolated Thunderstorms

    Light Wind
    1ft

    Low: 81 °F

  • Wednesday

    Scattered Showers

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Scattered Showers

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 80 °F

  • Thursday

    Showers Likely

    Light Wind
    1ft

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    Light Wind
    1ft

    Low: 78 °F

  • Friday

    Heavy Rain

    ENE 10kt
    1ft

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    NNE 20kt
    2ft

    Low: 78 °F

  • Saturday

    Showers Likely

    NE 15kt
    1-2ft

    High: 85 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:15 pm EDT Sep 29, 2020
Forecast Valid: 4pm EDT Sep 29, 2020-6pm EDT Oct 5, 2020

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: Gentle southeast to south breezes will become south-southwesterly tonight as a cold front approaches from the Gulf of Mexico. This front will slide southeast through the Keys waters Wednesday afternoon and evening, with freshening north to northeast breezes. Moderate to occasionally fresh northeast breezes are possible Friday through Saturday night.

The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream as of September 28...

48 NM South of Dry Tortugas Light...on Loggerhead Key. 35 NM South of Cosgrove Shoal Light...off the Marquesas Keys. 23 NM South of Sand Key Light...off Key West. 3 NM South of Looe Key...off Big Pine Key. 6 NM South of Sombrero Key Light...off Marathon. 11 NM Southeast of Alligator Reef Light...off Islamorada. 9 NM Southeast of Molasses Reef Light...off Key Largo. 6 NM East of Carysfort Reef Light...off Ocean Reef.

Gulf Stream Information Courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

This Afternoon
S wind around 10 kt. Isolated showers. Seas around 1 ft.
Tonight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8pm. Seas around 1 ft.
Wednesday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas around 1 ft.
Friday
ENE wind 5 to 10 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Seas around 1 ft.
Friday Night
NNE wind 15 to 20 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday
NE wind around 15 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas 1 to 2 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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Point Forecast: 24.97°N 80.54°W
Last Update: 3:15 pm EDT Sep 29, 2020
Forecast Valid: 4pm EDT Sep 29, 2020-6pm EDT Oct 5, 2020
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