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Severe weather possible for parts of central U.S.

Widespread thunderstorm activity is expected to develop on Thursday along a cold front moving eastward across the plains into the Mississippi Valley. A potential for damaging wind gusts will develop with the stronger thunderstorms. Hail will also be possible in the ArkLaTex and Ozarks.
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Last Update: 1030 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

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Florida Bay including Barnes Sound Blackwater Sound and Buttonwood Sound

Marine Zone 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.


  • SynopsisA RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND ACROSS THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA OVERNIGHT. A WEAK PRESSURE PATTERN WILL PREVAIL THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE FLORIDA PENINSULA FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. THE DISINTEGRATING FRONT LIKELY WILL STALL NEAR THE FLORIDA KEYS SATURDAY NIGHT OR SUNDAY.

    THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF OCTOBER 1...

    8 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY. 4 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS. 8 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST. 13 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY. 17 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON. 11 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA. 1 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO. 1 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.

    GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
  • Overnight West winds 5 to 10 knots...becoming variable near 5 knots or less. Bay waters smooth. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
  • Thursday And Thursday Night Variable winds near 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
  • Friday Variable winds near 5 knots...becoming west to northwest and increasing to 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters mostly smooth. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
  • Friday Night West to northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to a light chop. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
  • Saturday West to northwest winds near 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
  • Saturday Night Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots...becoming north after midnight. Bay waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
  • Sunday North winds 10 to 15 knots...becoming northeast in the afternoon. Bay waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
  • Sunday Night Through Monday Night Northeast to east winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.



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Zone Area Forecast for Florida Bay including Barnes Sound Blackwater Sound and Buttonwood Sound
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