Critical Fire Weather Conditions for California and the Plains; Wet and Stormy Across the East

Critical fire weather conditions are likely to persist over parts of California and the Plains through Thursday. Elsewhere, a pair of cold fronts will deliver wet and stormy conditions to the eastern U.S. into Wednesday. Much cooler air will arrive in wake of the frontal passages with a return to below normal temperatures.
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Last Update: 1020 AM EDT Tue Sep 29 2020

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

11NM ESE Ft. Pierce Inlet FL

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: A cold front is forecast to approach the Florida peninsula today and cross through the local area overnight and into Wednesday bringing a brief period of poor boating conditions at midweek. .GULF STREAM HAZARDS...South winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots this afternoon.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream based on the Real Time Ocean Forecast System as of Tuesday, September 29th.

40 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 27 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 23 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 14 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 8 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

This Afternoon
South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. Choppy on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms early in the morning, then showers likely and chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tonight
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of showers.
Wednesday
West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 7 seconds. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Thursday
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Saturday
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 1020 AM EDT Tue Sep 29 2020
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