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Severe weather possible across parts of Southeast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon and evening across parts of the Southeast, from the coastal Carolinas across southern Georgia and into the central Gulf Coast. Strong, damaging wind gusts will be the primary threat.
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Last Update: 1026 AM EDT MON JUL 28 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 WEAK PRESSURE PATTERN WILL PREVAIL TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...RESULTING IN LIGHT WINDS ON ALL KEYS COASTAL WATERS. AN ATLANTIC RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BEGIN TO BUILD ACROSS THE FLORIDA PENINSULA FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT.

    THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF JULY TWENTY-EIGHTH...

    37 NM S OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY. 23 NM S OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS. 14 NM S OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST. 28 NM S OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY. 29 NM S OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON. 12 NM SE OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA. 16 NM SE OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO. 7 NM E OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.

    GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
  • This Afternoon Variable winds near 5 knots. Bay waters smooth to a light chop. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
  • Tonight Variable winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters mostly smooth. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
  • Tuesday Night Southwest to west winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters mostly smooth. Isolated showers.
  • Wednesday Southwest to west winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters mostly smooth. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
  • Wednesday Night Southwest to west winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters mostly smooth. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
  • Thursday And Thursday Night Variable winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters mostly smooth. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
  • Friday And Friday Night East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. bay waters mostly smooth. 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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