Rainfall and mountain snow will continue across the western U.S. into Monday
Heavy precipitation along the west coast will persist with a focus along the Coastal Ranges and Cascades. While not nearly as impressive as recent days, the forecast suggests another 1 to 3 inches of rainfall is possible across this region. Farther inland, moderate to heavy snow is likely over the Wasatch and Colorado Rockies with 1 to 2 foot amounts possible through Monday.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
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.
- SynopsisA WEAK HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM JUST EAST OF THE FLORIDA
PENINSULA WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY. A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE QUICKLY EASTWARD ACROSS THE GULF OF MEXICO TUESDAY
NIGHT...BEFORE PASSING THROUGH SOUTH FLORIDA LATE WEDNESDAY OR INTO
EARLY THURSDAY. AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD EASTWARD THROUGH
THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO THURSDAY NIGHT.
THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF DECEMBER
24 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.
12 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.
8 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.
1 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY LIGHT...OFF BIG PINE KEY.
2 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.
7 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.
1 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 10 to 15 kt. Isolated showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Tonight ESE wind around 10 kt. Isolated showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Tuesday SE wind 10 to 15 kt. Isolated showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Tuesday Night SE wind around 15 kt. Isolated showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Wednesday SSE wind around 15 kt. Scattered showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Wednesday Night S wind 10 to 15 kt becoming W after midnight. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Christmas Day NW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Scattered showers. Seas around 1 ft.
- Thursday Night NNE wind around 15 kt. Isolated showers. Seas around 1 ft.
- Friday NE wind 10 to 15 kt. 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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