NWS launches Spring Safety Campaign
Though much of the nation is still under a deep freeze, more typical spring weather is on the horizon, and with it the threat of severe weather, flooding and other hazards. As part of our effort to build a Weather-Ready Nation, NWS is launching its Spring Seasonal Safety Campaign, with information to help you know your risk, take action and be a Force of Nature this spring.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
3NM S Boca Grande FL
Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.
- SynopsisWINDS AND SEAS WILL REMAIN LOW ACROSS THE EASTERN
GULF OF MEXICO THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. A GENERAL EASTERLY
FLOW REGIME THROUGH TUESDAY WILL BE INTERRUPTED EACH AFTERNOON
NEAR THE COAST BY SEA BREEZE DEVELOPMENT WHICH WILL TURN THE WINDS
LOCALLY ONSHORE. WINDS BECOME MORE SOUTHERLY ON WEDNESDAY AS A
COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHWEST. THIS FRONT IS FORECAST
TO PASS THROUGH THE FORECAST WATERS DURING THURSDAY OR THURSDAY
NIGHT WITH A WIND SHIFT TO THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST. AHEAD OF THIS
FRONT...THE POTENTIAL FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AREAS OF SEA FOG WILL
INCREASE. ALTHOUGH PATCHY SEA FOG IS POSSIBLE TODAY AND
TUESDAY...IF SIGNIFICANT SEA FOG AREAS ARE GOING TO DEVELOP...THE
MOST LIKELY TIME FRAME WILL BE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING. THE PASSAGE OF THE COLD FRONT LATER THURSDAY WILL END THE
SEA FOG THREAT.
- This Afternoon Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming NW 5 to 9 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Tonight NNW wind 6 to 9 kt becoming E after midnight. Patchy fog after 1am. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Tuesday E wind 5 to 8 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Areas of fog before 9am. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Tuesday Night WNW wind 5 to 7 kt becoming ESE after midnight. Patchy fog before 10pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Wednesday ESE wind 8 to 10 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Wednesday Night SSE wind 7 to 9 kt. Patchy fog after 1am. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Thursday SE wind around 7 kt becoming WSW in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Thursday Night WNW wind 6 to 12 kt becoming NE after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Friday NE wind 10 to 12 kt. Partly sunny. 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.
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