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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
951 AM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...

...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS CONTINUE TODAY AT EAST CENTRAL FL
BEACHES...

CURRENT-TODAY...SCATTERED LIGHT LOW-TOPPED SHOWERS MOVING ACROSS THE
COASTAL WATERS AND PUSHING FURTHER INLAND THIS MORNING. WHILE SHOWER
ACTIVITY WILL BECOME MORE ISOLATED ALONG THE COAST INTO THIS
AFTERNOON...HIGHER COVERAGE WITH A BIT MORE INTENSITY WILL FAVOR THE
INTERIOR/WESTERN PENINSULA LATER INTO THE AFTERNOON/EARLY EVENING.
AN ISOLATED AFTERNOON LIGHTNING STORM IS ALSO POSSIBLE OVER THE
INTERIOR. LOW-LEVEL FLOW REMAINS FAIRLY DEEP EASTERLY. CURRENT SHORT-
TERM FORECAST PACKAGE IN FINE SHAPE WITH NO CHANGES ANTICIPATED.

THE MAIN HAZARD TODAY REMAINS EASTERLY SWELLS CONTRIBUTING TO A HIGH
RIP CURRENT RISK AT EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA BEACHES. A RIP CURRENT
STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED DETAILING THE HIGH RIP CURRENT HAZARD.
HIGHS MID 80S COAST TO UPPER 80S/NEAR 90 INLAND.

TONIGHT...PREVIOUS...EASTERLY FLOW TO 10 KNOTS EARLY WILL DECREASE
OVERNIGHT WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS MOVING ONSHORE ALONG THE COAST WITH
A FEW MAKING IT INTO THE INTERIOR. LOWS WILL BE IN THE UPPER 60S TO
LOWER 70S.

&&

.AVIATION...SCATTERED COASTAL SHOWERS PUSHING INLAND WITH
INTENSITY/COVERAGE FAVORING INTERIOR TERMINALS LATE
MORNING/AFTERNOON. AN ISOLD TSRA IS NOT OUT OF THE QUESTION FOR
INTERIOR TERMINALS BEFORE ACTIVITY PUSHES INTO THE WESTERN
PENINSULA. DEEP EASTERLY FLOW WILL BECOME LIGHT AGAIN THIS
EVENING/OVERNIGHT WITH ISOLD SHRA POSSIBLE AGAIN ALONG THE COAST
LATE. MAINLY VFR OUTSIDE OF CONVECTION.

&&

.MARINE...TODAY-TONIGHT...E/ESE WINDS AROUND 10 KTS NEAR SHORE AND
UP TO 15 KTS OVER THE OPEN ATLC. WIND SPEEDS DECREASING TO LESS THAN
10 KTS OVERNIGHT. SCT SHRA BECOMING MORE ISOLD THIS AFTERNOON...THEN
SCT AGAIN OVERNIGHT WITH THE DEEP EASTERLY FLOW. SEAS WILL REMAIN
ELEVATED IN THE 4-5 FT RANGE AND SWELL PERIODS FROM 9-10 SECONDS
INTO TONIGHT.

&&

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

&&

$$

SEDLOCK/LASCODY


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