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Another day of heavy rainfall expected for the Southeast

The Southeast will experience another day of widespread moderate to heavy rain on Saturday as a system slowly moves northeastward. Upwards to 2 to 3 inches of rain are possible in the Carolinas, creating a threat for flash flooding. Residual moderate to major riverine flooding in the wake of this system remains a concern over the weekend in parts of Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 810 AM EDT SAT APR 19 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.


  • SynopsisA COLD FRONT WILL BE MOVING THROUGH SOUTH FLORIDA THIS AFTERNOON BRINGING IN DRIER AND COOLER WEATHER TO THE LOCAL WATERS OF SOUTH FLORIDA FOR EASTER SUNDAY.

    .GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS BUILDING TO 7 FEET SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY.

    THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF APR 18, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

    9 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS. 14 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES. 12 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH. 14 NAUTICAL MILES NORTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

    THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
  • Today South southwest winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. Intracoastal waters light chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers.
  • Tonight Along the coast...west winds 12 to 17 knots becoming west northwest 8 to 11 knots after midnight. In the gulf stream...west winds 12 to 17 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters light chop.
  • Sunday West northwest winds 9 to 14 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters light chop.
  • Sunday Night North winds 10 to 14 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet along the coast and 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet in the gulf stream. Dominant period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters light chop.
  • Monday North northwest winds 9 to 14 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet along the coast and 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet in the gulf stream. Intracoastal waters light chop.
  • Monday Night North northeast winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet along the coast and 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet in the gulf stream. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
  • Tuesday North winds 5 to 9 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
  • Tuesday Night West winds 5 to 8 knots becoming south southwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters smooth.
  • Wednesday West southwest winds 6 to 9 knots becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet subsiding to around 2 feet in the afternoon. Intracoastal waters a light chop.



Additional Forecasts and Information

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