Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL
FXUS62 KMLB 260040
East Central Florida Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
839 PM EDT Sat Mar 25 2017
Overnight...Deep lyr ridge extending from Bermuda into the SE GOMex
will maintain an E/SE H100-H70 mean flow acrs central FL. Latest
Sounding confirms effects of local ridge as moisture values have
dropped to well below and inch of PWAT along with some subsidence
related warming. HRRR/WRF Guid along with recent radar suggests a
few low-topped shra will be possible primarily over the
Space/Treasure coasts, with most precip not measurable. Mild temps
overnight due to the marine influence. Some patchy light fog is
possible well inland by daybreak.
Sfc Winds: Winds diminishing thru 26/03Z bcmg E/SE 3-6KTS. Btwn
26/12Z-26/15Z bcmg E/SE 8-12KTS.
Vsbys/WX/Cigs: Prevailing VFR...any cigs btwn FL040-060 manly NR
cst. Isold shra along cst.
Tonight...Long period swells will continue decreasing with 4-5FT
combined seas nearshore and 5-6FT offshore. Will continue cautionary
statements mainly offshore.