Severe weather continues to be forecast for much of the weekend across the southern U.S.
Severe weather is possible on Saturday from southwest Texas to the central Gulf Coast. Primary threats are damaging wind gusts and a tornado or two. On Sunday, a similar risk exists from the western Gulf Coast states across the Southeast to the coastal Carolinas.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
9NM SW Florida Bay 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.
- SynopsisSTRONG NORTHEAST TO EAST BREEZES WILL BLOW ACROSS FLORIDA
KEYS COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT...BETWEEN AN EXPANSIVE HIGH PRESSURE
SYSTEM CENTERED OVER THE EASTERN UNITED STATES AND A SLOWLY-MOVING
WARM FRONT OVER THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA. THE HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL
MOVE EASTWARD TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...REACHING THE WESTERN NORTH
ATLANTIC BY SUNDAY. FRESH TO STRONG BREEZES WILL PERSIST THROUGH
SATURDAY NIGHT...WITH SLACKENING BREEZES SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. A
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE FLORIDA KEYS TUESDAY NIGHT.
THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF NOVEMBER
67 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.
33 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.
17 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.
8 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.
6 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.
LESS THAN 1 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.
1 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO.
1 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.
GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
- Overnight ENE wind 20 to 25 kt. Periods of rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Saturday E wind around 20 kt. Scattered showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Saturday Night E wind around 20 kt. Scattered showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Sunday ESE wind 15 to 20 kt. Isolated showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Sunday Night SE wind 10 to 15 kt. Isolated showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Monday SSE wind around 10 kt. Isolated showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Monday Night SE wind around 10 kt. Scattered showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Tuesday ESE wind around 10 kt. Scattered showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Tuesday Night SE wind around 10 kt becoming ENE after midnight. Scattered showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
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.
HOURLY WEATHER GRAPH
NATIONAL DIGITAL FORECAST DATABASE