Excessive Heat Continues today for Portions of Central and Eastern U.S.; Change in Weather Pattern this Week

Dangerous heat and humidity continues today from portions of the Plains to the East Coast. A cold front will bring lower temperatures, and potential for strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and heavy rain that could produce flash flooding to the Central and Eastern U.S. through early this week. High pressure shifts West this week with building heat and monsoonal moisture.
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Last Update: 324 PM EDT Sun Jul 21 2019

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

11NM ESE Ft. Pierce Inlet FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: The Atlantic high pressure ridge will remain across north central Florida into Monday. A light to gentle southeast breeze will result. The ridge will be displaced further south, toward south Florida by the middle of the week, allowing for higher shower and storm chances to develop area wide.

.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 Thursday July 18th.

42 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 26 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 22 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 16 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 9 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

Tonight
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet with a dominant period 4 seconds. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet with a dominant period 4 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet with a dominant period 4 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Tuesday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Thursday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday
South winds 5 knots becoming east 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 324 PM EDT Sun Jul 21 2019
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