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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Key West, FL Local Forecast Office

10NM W Florida Bay FL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Isolated Showers

    SE 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 78 °F

  • Saturday

    Isolated Showers

    SSE 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Isolated Showers

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 78 °F

  • Sunday

    Scattered Showers

    SE 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Scattered Showers

    ESE 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 77 °F

  • Monday

    Isolated Showers

    S 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Isolated Showers

    NW 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 75 °F

  • Tuesday

    Scattered Showers

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Scattered Showers

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 74 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 11:15 pm EDT Apr 17, 2015
Forecast Valid: 12am EDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 24, 2015

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Detailed Forecast

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.

Synopsis: AN ATLANTIC RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND ACROSS THE SOUTHERN TIP OF THE FLORIDA PENINSULA OVERNIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL STALL OVER SOUTH FLORIDA MONDAY. THIS TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...BEFORE DISSIPATING TUESDAY NIGHT. AN ATLANTIC RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND ACROSS CENTRAL FLORIDA WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM CURRENT...AS OF APRIL 17TH...

38 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY. 35 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS. 33 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST. 22 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY. 15 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON. 2 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA. 3 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.

Overnight
SE wind around 10 kt. Isolated showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
SSE wind around 10 kt. Isolated showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Isolated showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
SE wind around 10 kt. Scattered showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
ESE wind 5 to 10 kt. Scattered showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday
S wind 5 to 10 kt. Isolated showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
NW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming ENE after midnight. Isolated showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered showers. Seas 1 ft or less.

*Notices:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 25.03°N 80.94°W
Last Update: 11:15 pm EDT Apr 17, 2015
Forecast Valid: 12am EDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 24, 2015
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