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A Moderate Risk of Severe Thunderstorms is Forecast This Evening and Tonight

Damaging winds and large hail are likely from North Dakota into western and northern Minnesota this evening into tonight. Some wind gusts could be particularly damaging. Storms are also possible over the Texas panhandle and the Carolinas.
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Last Update: 356 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

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Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM

Marine Zone Forecast

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.


  • SynopsisSCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY...THEN ACTIVITY WILL DIMINISH SOMEWHAT THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK. AWAY FROM CONVECTION...SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL AVERAGE 10 KTS AND SEAS WILL BE 2 FEET OR LESS.

    .GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

    THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF JUL 21, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

    4 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FOWEY ROCKS. 10 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT EVERGLADES. 12 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF LAKE WORTH. 16 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

    THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
  • Today South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Numerous showers and thunderstorms...mainly in the afternoon.
  • Tonight Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming southeast after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered showers and thunderstorms through the night.
  • Wednesday South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Wednesday Night South winds around 5 knots becoming southeast after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
  • Thursday South southeast winds around 5 knots becoming southwest in the evening. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Night West northwest winds around 5 knots becoming southeast after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Friday East southeast winds around 5 knots becoming southwest in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Friday Night West winds around 5 knots becoming east after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth.
  • Saturday Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM
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