Excessive Heat in Southern California; Tropical Storm Ian Expected to Rapidly Intensify

Excessive heat is possible through Wednesday over southern California. Strong thunderstorms may pose some risk for severe weather across parts of the upper Ohio Valley into the northern Mid Atlantic coast. Tropical Storm Ian is forecast to approach the Florida peninsula at major hurricane strength by midweek, and poses a risk of dangerous storm surge, hurricane-force winds, and heavy rainfall.
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Tampa Bay, FL Local Forecast Office

6NM SSW Captiva FL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Scattered Showers

    E 9ktWinds Decreasing
    < 1ft

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Isolated Thunderstorms

    Winds IncreasingSE 7kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 80 °F

  • Monday

    Showers Likely

    ESE 9kt
    1ft

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    E 12kt
    1ft

    Low: 79 °F

  • Tuesday

    Showers

    E 16kt
    2ft

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Showers

    Tropical Storm Conditions Possible

    Low: 78 °F

  • Wednesday

    Showers

    Hurricane Conditions Possible

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    Hurricane Conditions Possible

    Low: 81 °F

  • Thursday

    Showers Likely

    S 17kt
    9-10ft

    High: 86 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:22 am CDT Sep 25, 2022
Forecast Valid: 6am CDT Sep 25, 2022-6pm CDT Oct 1, 2022

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure holding north of the waters will setup east and northeast winds today and Monday. Tuesday through late in the week, marine conditions will rapidly deteriorate as what is currently Tropical Storm Ian is forecast to move north into the eastern Gulf of Mexico and strengthen into a major hurricane. Mariners should stay tuned to the National Hurricane Center for the latest updates on Ian and plan accordingly.

Today
E wind 5 to 9 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SE 5 to 7 kt in the evening. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday
ESE wind 5 to 9 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Seas around 1 ft.
Monday Night
E wind 8 to 12 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas around 1 ft.
Tuesday
E wind 14 to 16 kt, with gusts as high as 23 kt. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas around 2 ft.
Tuesday Night
Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.
Wednesday
Hurricane conditions possible. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.
Wednesday Night
Hurricane conditions possible. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.
Thursday
S wind 15 to 17 kt, with gusts as high as 24 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas 9 to 10 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

*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: 26.43°N 82.23°W
Last Update: 4:22 am CDT Sep 25, 2022
Forecast Valid: 6am CDT Sep 25, 2022-6pm CDT Oct 1, 2022
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