Beta Nears the Texas Coast; Teddy Brings Swells and Rip Currents to the East Coast

Beta will bring the risk of flooding from the middle Texas coast to southeast Louisiana. Life-threatening storm surge may occur along portions of the Texas and Louisiana coast through Tuesday. Rainfall will also gradually spread across Southeast U.S. through the week. Hurricane Teddy will remain in the Atlantic but bring swells, dangerous surf, and rip currents to much of the east coast.
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Last Update: 406 AM EDT Mon Sep 21 2020

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...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...
Synopsis: As a frontal boundary moves through, northeasterly winds will increase. Hazardous marine conditions will continue as swells from the distant Hurricane Teddy arrive along the Atlantic waters and the gradient wind builds. Winds and swells will be elevated across the waters through at least midweek. Wind gusts will reach to gale force at times through tonight, particularly in the unsheltered coastal waters.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Hazardous marine conditions expected with increasing swells and northeasterly winds.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Sep 19, 2020 at 1200 UTC...

3 nautical miles northeast of Fowey Rocks. 12 nautical miles east northeast of Port Everglades. 7 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth. 9 nautical miles east southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Today
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around 35 knots. Seas 9 to 11 feet with occasional seas to 14 feet along the coast and 11 to 13 feet with occasional to 17 feet in the gulf stream. Period 10 seconds. North northeast swell 3 to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas. Showers likely in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
Tonight
East northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around 35 knots. Seas 9 to 11 feet with occasional seas to 14 feet along the coast and 11 to 13 feet with occasional to 17 feet in the gulf stream. Period 10 seconds. North northeast swell 3 to 7 feet. Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
Tuesday
East northeast winds around 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 8 to 10 feet with occasional seas to 13 feet. Period 11 seconds. Northeast swell 3 to 7 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
Tuesday Night
East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots. Seas 8 to 10 feet with occasional seas to 13 feet. Period 6 seconds increasing to 12 seconds after midnight. Northeast swell 3 to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
Wednesday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 8 to 10 feet with occasional seas to 13 feet. Northeast swell 3 to 7 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
Wednesday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 8 to 10 feet with occasional seas to 13 feet. East northeast swell 3 to 7 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Slight chance of showers through the night.
Thursday
East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 8 to 10 feet with occasional seas to 13 feet. East northeast swell 3 to 7 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Chance of showers . Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Southeast winds around 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet. East northeast swell 3 to 6 feet becoming 5 feet after midnight. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Northeast swell 4 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 406 AM EDT Mon Sep 21 2020
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