Hazardous Weather Outlook for East Central Florida

Hazardous Weather Outlook for East Central Florida

National Weather Service Melbourne FL-

Flagler Beach to Volusia-Brevard County Line, Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet ,Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 0-20, Inland Volusia County- Northern Lake County-Orange-Seminole-Southern Brevard County- Osceola-Indian River-Okeechobee-St. Lucie-Martin- Coastal Volusia County-Southern Lake County- Northern Brevard County-

444 AM EST Sat Dec 9 2017 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA. .DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORM IMPACT: Scattered fast moving storms will occur early this morning ahead of a strong cold front.  The cold front is mainly from Cape Canaveral to the Treasure Coast and Lake Okeechobee. Occasional lightning strikes will occur with the storms and gusty winds 40 to 45 mph are also possible.

MARINE THUNDERSTORM GUST IMPACT: Scattered storms will move northeast at 35 to 40 knots across the waters from Cape Canaveral southward this morning. A few could produce wind gusts around 35 knots.

WIND AND SEA IMPACT: Southwest winds around 20 knots will shift to the northwest at 20 to 25 knots this morning behind a strong cold front. Seas will build to 6 to 9 feet in the open Atlantic.

A small craft advisory is in effect for all of the coastal waters.

EXCESSIVE COLD IMPACT: Low temperatures in the mid to upper 30s early Sunday morning, combined with northwest winds around 10 mph, will produce wind chill readings in the lower to mid 30s across much of east central Florida.

Hazardous boating conditions will continue through Sunday afternoon. Temperatures will drop into the mid to upper 30s again early Monday morning, and with diminishing winds, patchy frost is possible.


 

Short Term Forecast

NOW through early morning. A strong cold front pushing south of the I-4 corridor early this morning will be preceded by a band of strong storms. Heaviest activity will extend from Okeechobee County and across the Treasure Coast until about 8 AM. These showers and storms will eventually shift offshore and south of Martin County by mid morning.

Expect scattered showers and perhaps an isolated storm through mid morning elsewhere. Conditions remain favorable for a few strong storms containing gusty downburst winds to around 50 mph and heavy rain over the Treasure Coast. A quick one to two inches of rain may produce standing water on roadways. Storm motion will be quick and toward the northeast around 45 mph.


 

Special Marine Warning

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
540 AM EST SAT DEC 9 201

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 645 AM EST...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 0-20 NM...
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20-60 NM...
VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 0-20 NM...
VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20-60 NM...

AT 540 AM EST...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 38 NM EAST OF INDIALANTIC TO NEAR INDIAN RIVER SHORES
TO 11 NM WEST OF SAINT LUCIE WEST...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER
         WAVES...LIGHTNING AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. MAKE SURE ALL ON
         BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS. RETURN TO SAFE HARBOR IF
         POSSIBLE.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
VERO BEACH...VERO BEACH SOUTH...INDIAN RIVER SHORES...VERO BEACH
AIRPORT AND JAYCEE BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.



 

Marine Weather Statement

AT 540 AM EST...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 38 NM EAST OF INDIALANTIC TO NEAR INDIAN RIVER SHORES
TO 11 NM WEST OF SAINT LUCIE WEST...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER
         WAVES...LIGHTNING AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. MAKE SURE ALL ON
         BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS. RETURN TO SAFE HARBOR IF
         POSSIBLE.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
VERO BEACH...VERO BEACH SOUTH...INDIAN RIVER SHORES...VERO BEACH
AIRPORT AND JAYCEE BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

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