Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
900 PM EST Sun Dec 15 2019

.DISCUSSION...

Evening analysis shows a strong high pres ridge extending from
Bermuda into the GOMex generating a 10-15KT easterly breeze thru the
H100-H85 lyr. Very dry air overhead with H100-H70 mean RH blo 40pct,
H85-H50 avg dewpoint depressions arnd 25C, and PWat values btwn
0.50"-0.75". Evng RAOBs show the airmass over central FL almost
completely subsident thru the H100-H70 lyr.

Clear skies overnight...onshore flow will keep temps up a few degs
from Sun mrng lows. Min temps by daybreak Mon will range from the
M/U50s along the I-4 Corridor to the L/M60s along the Space and
Treasure Coasts. No updates necessary this evng.

&&

.AVIATION...Thru 17/00Z.
Sfc winds: Thru 16/04Z...E/NE 5-8KTS bcmg E 3-5KTS. Btwn 16/12Z-
16/15Z...bcmg E/SE 6-9KTS. Btwn 16/15Z-16/18Z...bcmg S/SE 8-12KTS.

Vsbys/WX/Cigs: VFR all sites.

&&

.MARINE...
Favorable boating conditions this evng bcmg marginal overnight as
high pressure centered between Florida and Bermuda generates a
steady E/SE breeze over the lcl Atlc waters: Light to gentle thru
midnight, bcmg gentle to moderate thru daybreak Mon. Seas 2-3FT
nearshore and 3-4FT offshore this evening, mainly in a 3FT/10sec
swell. Seas building aft midnight with the increasing winds, bcmg 3-
4FT nearshore and 4-5FT offshore by daybreak.

&&

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

&&

$$

Bragaw/Sharp


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