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FXUS62 KMLB 240014
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
814 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL CONTINUE TO TIGHTEN OVER
SOUTH CENTRAL FLORIDA BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE OVER THE
SOUTHEASTERN U.S. AND NON TROPICAL LOW PRESSURE MOVING INTO THE
FLORIDA STRAIGHTS. THIS WILL INCREASE LOW LEVEL NORTHEAST
FLOW...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE TREASURE COAST REGION. DESPITE SOME
LINGERING LOW LEVEL MOISTURE...EVIDENT BY CLOUD COVER ACROSS
MARTIN COUNTY...MODELS NOT TOO KEEN ON ANY ONSHORE MOVING SHOWERS
IN THIS REGION. HAVE THEREFORE REMOVED THE SLIGHT RAIN CHANCES
FROM THE FORECAST FOR TONIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY TO MOSTLY CLEAR
SKIES EXPECTED ELSEWHERE ACROSS EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA. TEMPS WILL
FALL INTO THE UPPER 50S TO LOW 60S ACROSS THE INTERIOR AND VOLUSIA
COAST WITH UPPER 60S TO LOW 70S ALONG COASTAL REGIONS SOUTH OF THE
CAPE WHERE ONSHORE FLOW PERSISTS.


&&

.AVIATION...VFR CONDS EXPECTED. BKN-OVC SKIES EXPECTED AT KSUA
BUT CIGS SHOULD REMAIN ABOVE 3KFT.


&&

.MARINE...TIGHTENING PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE
ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST U.S. AND NON TROPICAL LOW MOVING TOWARD THE
FLORIDA STRAIGHTS WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS SOUTH
OF SEBASTIAN INLET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL GO INTO EFFECT
OVER THESE WATERS BEGINNING LATE TONIGHT AS NORTHEAST WINDS
INCREASE TO 20 KNOTS. WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE TOMORROW UP
TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS OF THE TREASURE
COAST...PRODUCING CHOPPY SEAS...ESPECIALLY OVER THE GULF STREAM
WATERS UP TO 7 FEET.


&&

.MLB WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
AM...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FROM 4 AM TO 8 PM EDT FRIDAY FOR COASTAL
     WATERS FROM SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET OUT 20 NM-
     WATERS FROM SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20 TO 60 NM
     OFFSHORE.

&&

$$

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