Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL
FLUS42 KMLB 231401
Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
1000AM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017
Flagler Beach to Volusia-Brevard County Line 0-20 nm-Volusia-
Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 0-20 nm-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 0-20 nm-Flagler Beach to Volusia-
Brevard County Line 20-60 nm-Volusia-
Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 20-60 nm-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 20-60 nm-Inland Volusia County-
Northern Lake County-Orange-Seminole-Southern Brevard County-
Osceola-Indian River-Okeechobee-St. Lucie-Martin-
Coastal Volusia County-Southern Lake County-
Northern Brevard County-
1000 AM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.
.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.
Cold temperatures aloft, a mid level disturbance and convergence
along and behind a back door front moving through the area this
afternoon will allow scattered convection to develop near the
the Treasure coast and southern interior into late afternoon. A few
stronger storms will be possible today with locally heavy rain,
frequent lightning, gusty winds and small hail.
.HIGH WIND IMPACT...
Northeast to east winds will increase to near 20 mph this
afternoon with gusts to 25 to 30 mph across much of east central
Florida. A Lake Wind Advisory is in effect for much of the area
today. Breezy to windy conditions will linger along the coast into
.COASTAL FLOOD IMPACT...
A High Surf Advisory is in effect for building surf to 5 to 7 feet
in the surf zone this afternoon and continuing tonight. The large
pounding surf can knock you down and also make you susceptible to
.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
A high risk of rip currents is expected today with a residual east
swell this morning and building surf this afternoon. Only swim
within sight of a lifeguard. Ask the beach patrol about ocean
hazards when you arrive at the beach.
.MARINE THUNDERSTORM GUST IMPACT...
Isolated lightning storms will produce strong gusty winds over the
Atlantic late this morning and the mainland this afternoon.
.WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
Strong and gusty northeast to east winds will increase to 20 to 25
knots today and continue tonight. Hazardous boating conditions are
expected across the east central Florida Atlantic waters.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
Marine and surf conditions will remain poor to hazardous for
boaters and beachgoers into the start of the weekend. The risk of
rip currents will remain elevated through the upcoming weekend and
into next week.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotters are requested to monitor the weather and self activate