Excessive Heat in the Interior West; Monsoon Conditions in the Southwest

Dangerous heat is expected to be in place across portions of California, especially the Central Valley, and across the Interior Northwest into Friday. Heat Advisories will also be in place across the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi River Valley. Monsoonal showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows from the Four Corners region and Southwest through Friday.
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Last Update: 345 AM EDT Tue Aug 16 2022

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

12NM ESE Ft. Pierce Inlet FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Another weak frontal trough will push into the Deep South today but stall just north of the waters this week while the Atlantic ridge axis remains suppressed south of the area. This will produce a light south to southwest wind flow across the local waters. Mostly favorable boating conditions are expected, with locally higher winds and seas possible in and near storms.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream based on the Real Time Ocean Forecast System as of Tuesday, August 16th.

40 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 31 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 25 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 18 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 11 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

Today
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast early in the afternoon, then increasing to 10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A dominant period 7 seconds. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tonight
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A dominant period 6 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
Wednesday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. A dominant period 8 seconds. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 345 AM EDT Tue Aug 16 2022
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