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: 852 AM EDT Mon Sep 21 2020

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8NM ESE Jacksonville Beach FL

Marine Zone Forecast


...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
Synopsis: Strong high pressure will remain to the north, with a weak inverted trough over area waters Today. This will continue the strong onshore pattern. The high will begin to weaken overnight, and through the day on Tuesday. As a result, conditions will begin to improve, especially Tuesday. Although seas will be slower to subside. High pressure will settle over the region on Wednesday. The high will build toward the east northeast Thursday into Friday. The high will move further toward the northeast over the weekend.

Gale Warning will likely be replaced with a Small Craft Advisory later Today.

.GULF STREAM...

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

52 nautical miles east of Flagler Beach. 64 nautical miles east southeast of Saint Augustine Beach. 82 nautical miles east of Jacksonville Beach. 85 nautical miles east southeast of St Simons Island.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

This Afternoon
Northeast winds 25 knots with frequent gusts to gale force. Seas 8 to 11 feet with a dominant period 13 seconds. rough on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers.
Tonight
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet with a dominant period 14 seconds. Rough on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers in the evening. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
Tuesday
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 feet with a dominant period 13 seconds. Rough on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers.
Tuesday Night
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Choppy on the intracoastal waters.
Wednesday
East winds 10 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters.
Wednesday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
Thursday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Thursday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Friday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 852 AM EDT Mon Sep 21 2020
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