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: 354 PM EDT Tue Apr 13 2021

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

37NM ENE St. Lucie Inlet FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Weak high pressure will build offshore through mid week. 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.

Tonight
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 6 seconds.
Wednesday
East winds 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with a dominant period 7 seconds.
Wednesday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds.
Thursday
North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Thursday Night
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Friday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Friday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Saturday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Saturday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Sunday
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 354 PM EDT Tue Apr 13 2021
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