Winter Storm from the Mexican Border in Texas to southern New England through Thursday
A widespread winter weather event is underway from southwest Texas into parts of southern New England. Most locations will see moderate to heavy rainfall before changing over during the overnight hours. Sleet and freezing rain are expected from south/central Texas into the Southeast while significant snowfall is expected from the southern Plains across the Mid-Atlantic into New England.
2NM ESE Key West FL
Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]
SEAS ARE GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
- SynopsisA WESTERN ATLANTIC RIDGE EXTENDING ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL
FLORIDA WILL SLIDE SOUTHEASTWARD...AND INTO THE WESTERN ATLANTIC
OCEAN TONIGHT. MEANWHILE...A COLD FRONT WILL SETTLE DOWN INTO SOUTH
CENTRAL FLORIDA ON FRIDAY BEFORE STALLING...WHILE A LARGE AREA OF
HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EASTWARD INTO THE SOUTHERN AND SOUTHEAST UNITED
STATES THIS WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK.
THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF MARCH 4...
47 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.
35 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.
32 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.
12 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.
12 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.
17 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.
15 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO.
5 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.
GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
- Today SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
- Tonight E wind 5 to 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
- Friday ENE wind around 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
- Friday Night NE wind 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
- Saturday NE wind around 10 kt. A slight chance of showers. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
- Saturday Night ENE wind around 10 kt. A slight chance of showers. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
- Sunday E wind around 10 kt. A slight chance of showers. Seas around 2 ft.
- Sunday Night E wind around 10 kt. A slight chance of showers. Seas around 2 ft.
- Monday ESE wind 10 to 15 kt. A slight chance of showers. Seas around 3 ft.
This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area.
Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone
forecast and the NDFD graphics.
The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc.
These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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