Area Forecast Discussion
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
958 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.DISCUSSION...
MORNING SOUNDINGS FROM KXMR AND KTBW CONTINUE TO SHOW A VERY DRY
AND STABLE AIRMASS ACROSS CENTRAL FLORIDA TODAY. LINGERING
MOISTURE AND 10-15 KT NORTH-NORTHEAST FLOW IN THE LOWER LEVELS IS
STILL BEING ABLE TO SQUEEZE OUT A FEW SHOWERS OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS WHICH ARE BEING STEERED ONSHORE THIS MORNING. HRRR MODEL
SHOWS ADDITIONAL ISOLATED SHOWERS POSSIBLE ALONG THE INLAND MOVING
EAST COAST SEA BREEZE THIS AFTERNOON. SO WILL KEEP A SLIGHT CHANCE
FOR SHOWERS MENTIONED IN THE FORECAST FOR TODAY. HOWEVER MOST
AREAS LOOK TO REMAIN DRY. HIGHS WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER
80S/AROUND 90 DEGREES ALONG THE COAST UP TO THE LOW/MID 90S
INLAND WITH PARTLY SUNNY SKIES FORECAST.


&&

.AVIATION...VFR CONDS GENERALLY EXPECTED. A FEW ONSHORE MOVING
SHOWERS WILL OCCUR ALONG THE COAST THIS MORNING AND ADDITIONAL
ISOLATED SHOWERS POSSIBLE INLAND ALONG THE EAST COAST SEA BREEZE
THIS AFTERNOON.


&&

.MARINE...WEAKENING PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL ALLOW N/NE WINDS TO
DECREASE INTO TONIGHT. HOWEVER WIND SPEEDS UP TO AROUND 15 KNOTS
STILL POSSIBLE OFFSHORE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON WITH LINGERING
SWELLS CONTRIBUTING TO SEAS UP TO 6-8 FEET. WILL MAINTAIN SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY FOR SEAS OFFSHORE WITH SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION
NEARSHORE.

&&

.MLB WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
AM...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS UNTIL 4 AM EDT THURSDAY
     FOR WATERS FROM FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY
     LINE 20 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-WATERS FROM SEBASTIAN INLET TO
     JUPITER INLET 20 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-WATERS FROM VOLUSIA
     BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE.

&&

$$

WEITLICH/JOHNSON





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