Area Forecast Discussion
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
825 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...

...TURNING NOTICEABLY COOLER AND DRIER THIS WEEKEND BEHIND A STRONG
COLD FRONT...
...HAZARDOUS TO POOR BOATING CONDITIONS THROUGH SATURDAY...

CURRENTLY...THE APPROACHING COLD FRONT IS OBSERVABLE JUST NORTH OF
VOLUSIA CO ON MLB RADAR ATTM. FEATURE WILL QUICKLY SWEEP SWD OVER
ECFL BY THE EARLY MORNING HOURS...BRINGING A RETURN TO 50S ALONG
WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTY WINDS IN THE OVERNIGHT HOURS AS THE COOLER
AIRMASS SWEEPS SWD INTO THE AREA.

PRE-FRONTAL SHOWERS ARE LARGELY CLUSTER OVER S FL WITH SOME
MEASURABLE LIGHT PCPN STILL POSSIBLE BEFORE MIDNIGHT FROM THE MLB
AREA SOUTH TO THE TREASURE COAST ALONG WITH CONSIDERABLE CLOUDINESS
UNTIL FROPA WHEN SKY CONDS WL START AN IMPROVEMENT. WL ISSUE A
FORECAST UPDATE SHORTLY TO FRESHEN UP ELEMENTS AND LOWER PCPN
COVERAGE.

&&

.AVIATION...
LINGERING STRATIFORM LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINS WITH A FEW EMBEDDED
CELLS MOSTLY OVER SOUTHERN TERMINALS THROUGH 11 PM. EXPECT STEADILY
IMPROVING SKC CONDS BEHIND COLD FRONT WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR SFC WND
GUSTS NR 20 KTS AFTER FROPA THROUGH AROUND 10Z.

&&

.MARINE...
TONIGHT-WEEKEND...(PREVIOUS) GUSTY NORTHWEST/NORTH WINDS BEHIND THE
FRONT WILL PROVIDE SOLID SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS TONIGHT
NEAR AND BEHIND THE STRONG FRONT. WINDS WILL DIMINISH SOME SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...BUT CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN POOR FOR SMALL CRAFT INTO
SUNDAY. A BIT OF TIGHTENING IS INDICATED WITH THE PRESSURE GRADIENT
SUNDAY SO HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS MAY REDEVELOP....ESPECIALLY IN THE
GULF STREAM.

&&

.MLB WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
AM...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS UNTIL 11 AM EDT SATURDAY FOR
     FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE 0-20 NM-
     SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 0-20 NM-VOLUSIA-BREVARD
     COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 0-20 NM.

     SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 5 PM EDT SATURDAY FOR FLAGLER BEACH
     TO VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20-60 NM-SEBASTIAN INLET TO
     JUPITER INLET 20-60 NM-VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO
     SEBASTIAN INLET 20-60 NM.

&&

$$

JP/PG


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