Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
448 AM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-262100-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE
OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN
INLET OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20 TO
60 NM OFFSHORE-
WATERS FROM VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20 TO
60 NM OFFSHORE-
WATERS FROM SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
INLAND VOLUSIA-NORTHERN LAKE-ORANGE-SEMINOLE-SOUTHERN BREVARD-
OSCEOLA-INDIAN RIVER-OKEECHOBEE-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-COASTAL VOLUSIA-
SOUTHERN LAKE-NORTHERN BREVARD-
448 AM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
LARGE SWELLS FROM HURRICANE CRISTOBAL WILL COMBINE WITH A BRISK
ONSHORE FLOW TO GENERATE A HIGH RIP CURRENT THREAT ALONG AREA
BEACHES. BEACH GOERS ARE STRONGLY RECOMMENDED TO REMAIN OUT OF
THE SURF TODAY.

.WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
A MODERATE TO FRESH NORTHEAST BREEZE WILL PUSH LARGE OCEAN SWELLS
FROM HURRICANE CRISTOBAL INTO THE LOCAL ATLANTIC THROUGH THE DAY.
NEARSHORE SEAS BETWEEN 5 AND 7 FEET AND OFFSHORE SEAS BETWEEN 7
AND 9 FEET WILL MAKE NAVIGATION HAZARDOUS FOR SMALL VESSELS. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF
EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

.FIRE WEATHER IMPACT...
BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH RELATIVELY DRY CONDITIONS
TO GENERATE A FIRE THREAT ACROSS PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.
THE THREAT WILL BE HIGHEST ALONG THE COAST SOUTH OF CAPE
CANAVERAL AS WELL AS OKEECHOBEE COUNTY WHERE THE GROUND IS DRIEST.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
TROPICAL STORM CRISTOBAL WILL REMAIN WELL EAST OF THE FLORIDA
ATLANTIC COAST AS IT LIFTS NORTH TOWARD BERMUDA. THE PRIMARY
IMPACT TO EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA WILL BE LONG PERIOD SWELLS THAT
WILL MAINTAIN THE RIP CURRENT THREAT AT THE BEACHES.

WINDS AND SEAS WILL DIMINISH ON THURSDAY AS CRISTOBAL LIFTS INTO
THE OPEN ATLANTIC. EVEN SO...LARGE SWELLS WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT
THE LOCAL ATLANTIC INTO THE WEEKEND THAT WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT.

THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE WILL REMAIN WELL BELOW AVERAGE THROUGH
WEDNESDAY...BUT WILL INCREASE INTO THE WEEKEND WINDS SHIFT TO THE
SOUTH AND PUSH HIGHER MOISTURE BACK INTO CENTRAL FLORIDA.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

BRAGAW






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