Much needed precipitation continues across the Southwest; central and eastern U.S. prepare for more winter weather
Widespread and much-needed precipitation across the Southwest will begin to spread into the Plains through Saturday. As the moisture encounters an Arctic airmass dropping down through the north-central U.S., moderate to heavy snow is expected to develop across the Midwest Saturday and then move into portions of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Sunday.
8NM 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.
- SynopsisBREEZES WILL FRESHEN THIS MORNING AS A COLD FRONT PASSES
THROUGH THE FLORIDA KEYS. AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE CENTERED
OVER THE CAROLINAS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...BEFORE PROGRESSING
EASTWARD INTO THE WESTERN ATLANTIC OCEAN SUNDAY. AN ATLANTIC RIDGE
OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND ACROSS CENTRAL FLORIDA SUNDAY NIGHT.
THIS RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETREAT EASTWARD MONDAY. ANOTHER
COLD FRONT MAY PASS THROUGH THE FLORIDA KEYS MONDAY NIGHT. AN AREA
OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL PROGRESS EASTWARD THROUGH THE MID ATLANTIC
UNITED STATES TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE
WILL DEVELOP OVER THE NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO WEDNESDAY AND
THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM CURRENT...AS OF
66 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.
19 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.
8 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.
16 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.
9 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.
4 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.
1 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO.
2 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.
GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
- Today NE wind 15 to 20 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
- Tonight E wind around 20 kt. Isolated showers. Seas around 1 ft.
- Sunday ESE wind 15 to 20 kt. Isolated showers. Seas around 1 ft.
- Sunday Night SE wind around 15 kt. Isolated showers. Seas around 1 ft.
- Monday S wind around 10 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Monday Night W wind 10 to 15 kt becoming N after midnight. Isolated showers. Seas around 1 ft.
- Tuesday NNE wind around 15 kt. Isolated showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Tuesday Night ENE wind around 15 kt becoming NNE after midnight. Isolated showers. Seas around 1 ft.
- Wednesday N wind around 15 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Isolated showers. Seas around 1 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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