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Severe weather continues to be forecast for much of the weekend across the southern U.S.

Severe weather is possible on Saturday from southwest Texas to the central Gulf Coast. Primary threats are damaging wind gusts and a tornado or two. On Sunday, a similar risk exists from the western Gulf Coast states across the Southeast to the coastal Carolinas.
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Last Update: 431 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

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Coastal waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef 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.

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

  • SynopsisADVISORY LEVEL WINDS AND SEAS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE SOUTH FLORIDA WATERS TODAY AS A WARM FRONT LIFTS NORTH. INCREASING RAIN CHANCES ALONG WITH A FEW STORMS CAN'T BE RULED OUT TODAY AS THE BOUNDARY MOVES THROUGH. WINDS ARE FORECAST TO SHIFT TO THE SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST SUNDAY THROUGH THE EARLY PORTION OF THE UPCOMING WEEK A COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE AREA AND MOVES THROUGH BY THANKSGIVING DAY. FRESH TO STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS AND SEAS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE OVER THE UPCOMING HOLIDAY AND INTO THE WEEKEND IN THE WAKE OF THIS UPCOMING FRONT.

    .GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS RANGING FROM 8 TO 11 FEET WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE TODAY.

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

    2 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS. 6 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES. 10 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH. 7 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

    THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
  • Today East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 7 to 9 feet with occasional seas to 11 feet subsiding to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet in the afternoon. Dominant period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas. Showers likely. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
  • Tonight East southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas. A chance of showers.
  • Sunday Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
  • Sunday Night South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
  • Monday South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
  • Monday Night Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
  • Tuesday East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
  • Tuesday Night South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
  • Wednesday South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west northwest 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Along the coast... Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. In the gulf stream...seas 2 to 3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet in the afternoon. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers likely.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL out 20 NM
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