Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50

000
FXUS62 KMLB 131344
AFDMLB

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
843 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.DISCUSSION...

...POOR TO HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS TODAY...

CURRENT-TONIGHT...MORNING KXMR SOUNDING REMAINS FAIRLY DRY AFTER
FRONTAL PASSAGE WITH A PWAT OF 0.68 INCHES. MOSTLY SUNNY AND DRY
CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TODAY. WNW/NW WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT THIS
MORNING WILL CONTINUE TO VEER TO NNW/N THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
WIND SPEEDS WILL APPROACH BREEZY AT AROUND 15 MPH WITH FREQUENT
HIGHER GUSTS. WIND SPEEDS THIS EVENING WILL FALL BACK TO 5-10 MPH.
NOT QUITE AS WARM AS FRIDAY BUT STILL A PLEASANT DAY WITH HIGHS
AROUND 60 DEGREES ALONG THE VOLUSIA COAST...L-M 60S NORTH OF I-4 AND
U60S/L70S SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE COVERAGE WARNING AREA. OVERNIGHT LOWS
WILL BE A FEW/SEVERAL DEGREES COOLER THAN THIS MORNING. U30S-L40S
NORTH OF I-4 WITH L-M40S OVER MUCH OF THE REST OF THE
INTERIOR...EXCEPT U40S SPACE COAST/INDIAN RIVER COAST AND L50S ST.
LUCIE/MARTIN COASTS. A BIT WARMER ALONG THE COAST THANKS TO A MARINE
INFLUENCE IN THE BOUNDARY LAYER THAT DEVELOPS OVERNIGHT.

&&

.AVIATION...GUSTY NW/NNW WINDS ON TOP OF SUSTAINED WINDS TO AROUND
15 KTS BEHIND THE LATEST COLD FRONT. CONDITIONS DRY AND VFR. NNW/N
WINDS TONIGHT 5-10 KTS.

&&

.MARINE...TODAY-TONIGHT...BEHIND LATEST COLD FRONT POOR TO HAZARDOUS
BOATING CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH THE PERIOD. GULF STREAM OPPOSING
NW/NNW WINDS WILL VEER THIS EVENING TO NNE/NE THROUGH DAYBREAK SUN
MORNING. WIND SPEEDS WILL AVERAGE AROUND 20 KTS OVER THE OPEN ATLC
WITH FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS. CONTINUE THE SCA FOR OFFSHORE WATERS AND
CAUTIONARY STATEMENTS NEAR SHORE. WILL MONITOR IF SCA NEEDS TO BE
BROUGHT NEAR SHORE. SEAS HAVE BEEN SLOWER TO RESPOND TO THE WINDS
CURRENTLY 2-4 FT NEAR SHORE AND 4-6 OFFSHORE...FORECAST TO BUILD TO
4-6 FT NEAR SHORE AWAY FROM THE COAST AND 6-7 FT OFFSHORE/GULF
STREAM. SHORT PERIOD SEAS WILL CREATE CHOPPY/ROUGH CONDITIONS FOR
SMALL CRAFT.

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...TODAY...CONTINUED DRY BEHIND LATEST COLD FRONT. MIN
RH VALUES IN THE LOW/MID 30S WELL INTO THE INTERIOR. 20FT WINDS
NW/NNW AT 10-15 MPH AND FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS.

&&

.MLB WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
AM...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 4 AM EST SUNDAY FOR SEBASTIAN INLET
     TO JUPITER INLET 20-60 NM.

     SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 4 AM EST SUNDAY FOR FLAGLER BEACH TO
     VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20-60 NM-VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY
     LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20-60 NM.

&&

$$

SEDLOCK/PENDERGRAST


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.