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A stalled frontal boundary and ample monsoonal moisture will lead to flash flood potential from the Great Basin to the Great Plains tonight and Tuesday

A stalled frontal boundary will set up along the southern and central Rockies for the next couple of days providing focus for showers and thunderstorms. In addition, ample monsoonal moisture will stream in across the southwest bringing enough moisture to introduce a flash flood threat from the Great Basin and Southwest eastward across the central and southern Rockies into the adjacent Plains.
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Last Update: 917 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

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Coastal waters from Apalachicola to Destin 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 1/10 OF THE WAVES.

  • SynopsisTHE PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN THE SUBTROPICAL RIDGE TO THE SOUTH AND THE APPROACHING COLD FRONT TO THE NORTH WILL KEEP WESTERLY WINDS AT EXERCISE CAUTION LEVELS INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH AND BECOME OFFSHORE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.
  • Rest Of Tonight West wind 15 to 20 knots becoming 10 to 15 knots late. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters choppy becoming a moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms. A few storms may be strong.
  • Tuesday Northwest wind around 15 knots becoming west 5 to 10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet occasionally up to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a light to moderate chop. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
  • Tuesday Night North wind around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet occasionally up to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters smooth.
  • Wednesday Northeast wind around 10 knots becoming west in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters smooth.
  • Wednesday Night Through Friday West to northwest wind around 10 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters smooth.
  • Friday Night Northwest wind around 10 knots becoming north late. Seas 1 foot or less. Protected waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Saturday North wind around 5 knots becoming southwest in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Protected waters smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Apalachicola to Destin FL out 20 NM
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