Powerhouse Storm Set for West; Severe Weather Threat the Next Several Days

The most significant of the recent Pacific storms to reach the West Coast will arrive this weekend, mainly Sunday into Monday. A number of hazards are expected, especially the heavy rain threat on Sunday across northern and central California that may result in flooding and debris flows near burn scars. These Pacific storms will produce severe weather the next several days east of the Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 1100 AM EDT Sat Oct 23 2021

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

38NM E Port Canaveral FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure will build toward the Mid-Atlantic this weekend behind a weakening frontal trough pushing southward across the waters. Rain chances will increase Sunday into Monday as an inverted trough lifts north across the waters. Another area of low pressure will then move toward the eastern seaboard late Monday into Tuesday, dragging another cold front across the southeastern U.S., possibly reaching portions of the east central Florida coastal 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 Friday, October 22nd.

41 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 28 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 22 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 14 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 9 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

This Afternoon
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A dominant period 7 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
Tonight
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A dominant period 7 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening, then chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Sunday
East winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A dominant period 5 seconds. Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Monday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Monday Night
South winds 10 knots becoming west after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Tuesday
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Tuesday Night
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Wednesday
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers.
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Last Update: 1100 AM EDT Sat Oct 23 2021
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