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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
558 AM EST Thu Feb 20 2020

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-210000-
Flagler Beach to Volusia-Brevard County Line 0-20 nm-Volusia-
Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 0-20 nm-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 0-20 nm-Flagler Beach to Volusia-
Brevard County Line 20-60 nm-Volusia-
Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 20-60 nm-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 20-60 nm-Inland Volusia-
Northern Lake-Orange-Seminole-Southern Brevard-Osceola-
Indian River-Okeechobee-St. Lucie-Martin-Coastal Volusia-
Southern Lake-Northern Brevard-
558 AM EST Thu Feb 20 2020

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
An isolated thunderstorm is possible during the mid to late
afternoon from Brevard and Osceola counties northward. The primary
threat will be occasional cloud to ground lightning. Motion will
be toward the east at 30 to 35 mph.

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
Weather and ocean conditions will produce a Moderate Risk of rip
currents at the beaches of east central Florida. Always swim
within sight of a lifeguard.

.WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
Northwest to north winds will increase 15 to 25 knots this evening
as low pressure deepens offshore the Carolina coast. Then strong
Canadian high pressure will begin to build over the area and bring
a secondary surge of north winds late tonight to the Volusia and
Brevard waters. Seas will build 6 to 8 feet nearshore north of
Sebastian Inlet and 7 to 10 feet in the Gulf Stream.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
Boating and beach conditions will quickly become very hazardous
early Friday, as north to northeast winds increase 15 to 25 mph
over land and 25 to 30 knots over water, with frequent gusts to
Gale Force likely through Friday night. Seas will build 8 to 12
feet near shore and up to 16 feet in the Gulf Stream. Large
breaking waves up to 9 feet are expected in the surf zone,
resulting in minor to moderate beach erosion.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation will not be needed today and tonight.

$$

Kelly



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