Storms in the Plains; Fire Weather Threats in the Southwest and Southeast

A slow moving weather system will bring potential for scattered strong to severe storms with damaging wind and hail with areas of locally heavy rain in the South and Central Plains. Strong storms may also develop in the Central Great Basin and North Plains. Dry, gusty winds will produce critical fire weather in the Southwest, and elevated threats in U.P. of Michigan and the Southeast.
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Last Update: 356 PM EDT Sat May 15 2021

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

13NM ENE Melbourne FL

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

Synopsis: A strong high pressure ridge will remain north of the area through the weekend and into next week. A developing long fetch of freshening northeast winds will push moderate to large swells into the local waters, maintaining hazardous to poor boating conditions for the next several days. .GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots and gusty. Seas up to 6 to 7 feet.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream based on the Real Time Ocean Forecast System as of Thursday, May 13th.

43 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 31 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 24 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 15 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 9 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

Tonight
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with a dominant period 7 seconds. Choppy on the intracoastal waters.
Sunday
Northeast winds 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with a dominant period 7 seconds. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters.
Sunday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with a dominant period 7 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters.
Monday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters.
Monday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters.
Tuesday
East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Choppy on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers.
Tuesday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Wednesday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Wednesday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Thursday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Slight chance of showers.
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Last Update: 356 PM EDT Sat May 15 2021
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