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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Last Update: 355 PM EDT Sat Oct 23 2021

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

37NM ENE St. Lucie Inlet FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure will build toward the Mid-Atlantic this weekend behind a weakening frontal trough washes out across the waters. Rain chances will increase Sunday into Monday as remnants of this trough lifts back 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.

Tonight
East winds 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. A dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Sunday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A dominant period 5 seconds. Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Monday
Variable winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Monday Night
West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Tuesday
West winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Tuesday Night
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
Wednesday
West winds 10 knots becoming southwest in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
Wednesday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Thursday
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 355 PM EDT Sat Oct 23 2021
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