Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS62 KMLB 201417
AFDMLB

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
917 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...SURFACE HIGH CENTERED OVER FAR N FLORIDA/S GEORGIA
THIS MORNING WILL BE RE-ENFORCED BY LARGER CONTINENTAL HIGH CENTER
MOVING SOUTHEASTWARD THROUGH THE DAY. REMAINS OF FRONTAL BOUNDARY
ARE JUST SOUTH OF THE STATE THIS MORNING WITH A FEW SPRINKLES
PRESENT OVER THE LOCAL ATLANTIC SOUTH OF SEBASTIAN INLET. OTHER THAN
SOME ENHANCED LOW LEVEL CLOUDINESS ACROSS THE TREASURE COAST AS A
RESULT...LAND AREAS WILL REMAIN DRY TODAY. HIGH CLOUDS WILL STREAM
ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE AREA LEADING TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES THIS
AFTERNOON.

PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN HIGH CENTER AND FRONTAL TROUGH WILL
GRADUALLY VEER WINDS MORE NORTHEAST THIS AFTERNOON WITH BREEZY
CONDITIONS AT THE COAST. IT WILL ALSO HELP CONTINUE TO MODIFY
TEMPERATURES WITH HIGHS IN THE MID-UPPER 60S TO LOWER 70S ACROSS THE
SPACE AND TREASURE COASTS AS WELL AS OKEECHOBEE COUNTY.

&&


.AVIATION...PREVAILING VFR. BKN HIGH CLOUDS FL200 AND ABOVE THROUGH
THE DAY WITH OCCASIONAL SCT STRATOCU ALONG COAST SOUTH OF KMLB
FL030-040. LIGHT SHRA OVER ATLC...A FEW MOVING INTO COAST SOUTH OF
KVRB LATER THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

&&

.MARINE...NORTH WINDS THIS MORNING WILL VEER MORE NORTH-NORTHEAST
LATE THIS MORNING WITH GRADIENT CONTINUE TO SUPPORT 15-20KTS WITH A
FEW HIGHER GUSTS UP TO 25KTS. SEAS WITHIN A FEW MILES OF THE COAST 3
TO 4 FT WITH 5-6FT OVER GULF STREAM. CHOPPY SEA STATE CONTINUES
ESPECIALLY OVER GULF STREAM DUE TO OPPOSING N-NE WINDS. NOT MUCH
CHANGE IN SEA HEIGHTS/WIND SPEEDS OVERNIGHT THOUGH FLOW WILL
CONTINUE TO VEER MORE EAST-NORTHEAST WITH TIME. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD
EXERCISE CAUTION.

&&

.MLB WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
AM...NONE.

&&

$$

MOSES/KELLY







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