Strong Pacific Storm will Impact West to Rockies and Plains

Isolated thunderstorms associated with a Pacific Storm may produce locally heavy rain, gusty winds, and hail for portions of the West; and another round of heavy snow to the northern California mountains above 5,000 feet. As the storm moves inland, heavy snow will develop in the northern Rockies midweek, then is expected to spread across the Central Rockies and Plains later this week.
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Last Update: 934 PM EDT Tue Mar 26 2019

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Miami - South Florida Local Forecast Office

36NM E Bal Harbour FL

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...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
Synopsis: A low pressure area that is expected to develop just to the east of Florida later tonight will bring several days of very hazardous boating conditions across the local waters. North northeasterly gales and hazardous seas are expected to overspread the Atlantic waters on Wednesday, with hazardous conditions developing over the Gulf waters and Lake Okeechobee into Wednesday night. Winds and seas will gradually improve on Friday as the low moves east away from the area. Lastly, rain showers will be possible throughout the day Wednesday with a slight chance for thunderstorms across the Atlantic waters.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS... Gale conditions developing Wednesday morning, with increasing seas Wednesday, especially in/around the Gulf Stream where seas can reach up to 14 to 17 ft.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Mar 26, 2019 at 1200 UTC...

7 nautical miles east northeast of Fowey Rocks. 7 nautical miles east of Port Everglades. 8 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth. 11 nautical miles east of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Rest Of Tonight
Southwest winds 10 knots becoming northwest after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Chance of showers through the night.
Wednesday
North northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 40 knots in the evening. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet in the afternoon. Period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
North winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around 40 knots. Seas 9 to 11 feet with occasional seas to 14 feet. Period 7 seconds. North swell 3 feet increasing to 3 to 4 feet after midnight. Chance of showers through the night.
Thursday
North northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around 35 knots. Seas 9 to 11 feet with occasional seas to 14 feet. Period 9 seconds. North swell 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Thursday Night
Northeast winds around 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 8 to 10 feet with occasional seas to 13 feet. North swell 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Friday
East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet. North swell around 3 feet in the morning.
Friday Night
East northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet.
Saturday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
Saturday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Sunday
East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers.
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Last Update: 934 PM EDT Tue Mar 26 2019
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