Locally Heavy Rain and Snow Across Parts of the West Mid-Week

Heavy lower elevation rains and mountain snows are expected across northern California on Wednesday, as a storm system moves inland off the Pacific. This storm will spread heavy snows into the northern and central Rockies and portions of the High Plains late in the week. As it moves east, additional moderate to heavy rainfall is possible across parts of the already flooded Midwest by Friday.
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Last Update: 352 PM EDT Tue Mar 26 2019

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

11NM ESE Ft. Pierce Inlet FL

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY

Synopsis: A cold front will settle across the local Atlantic waters into tonight. Low pressure is forecast to develop along the front just east of the waters tonight into Wednesday while at the same time, strong high pressure builds south across the area. These two features will combine to produce dangerous gale conditions with rapidly building seas Wednesday into Thursday.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Seas building to 7 to 9 feet with winds increasing to 20 to 25 knots north of Cape Canaveral tonight.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream based on the Real Time Ocean Forecast System as of Monday March 25th.

36 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 31 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 24 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 16 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 12 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

Tonight
East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 5 to 10 knots towards daybreak. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 5 seconds. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Wednesday
North winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon with frequent gusts to gale force. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 7 seconds rapidly building to 7 to 10 feet in the afternoon. Rough on the intracoastal waters. chance of showers.
Wednesday Night
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts to gale force. Seas 10 to 13 feet with a dominant period 10 seconds. rough on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers.
Thursday
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 10 to 13 feet. Rough on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers.
Thursday Night
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 7 to 10 feet. Choppy on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers.
Friday
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters.
Friday Night
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
Saturday
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Saturday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Sunday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
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Last Update: 352 PM EDT Tue Mar 26 2019
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