Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flooding Threats in the South

Organized severe thunderstorms capable of producing mainly large hail and perhaps damaging winds are expected across portions of Louisiana this afternoon with a second round further west tonight. Heavy thunderstorms may lead to flash flooding over portions of the northern Gulf Coast today through Saturday. Several inches of excessive rainfall are possible with Flash Flood Watches in effect.
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Last Update: 936 AM EDT Tue Apr 13 2021

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

11NM ESE Ft. Pierce Inlet FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Weak high pressure will build over the area through this afternoon. Another cold front will push into the area Thursday and stall across south Florida Friday. The front will return slowly northward this weekend, becoming stationary across north central Florida and the adjacent Atlantic waters.

.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, April 13th.

41 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 30 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 27 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 19 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 12 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

This Afternoon
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 10 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters.
Tonight
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 10 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters.
Wednesday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 7 seconds. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters.
Wednesday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters.
Thursday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters.
Thursday Night
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Friday
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Saturday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 936 AM EDT Tue Apr 13 2021
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