Gulf Low to produce Heavy Rains and Strong Winds

NOAA Surface Forecast for Saturday morning

A low is forecast to form over the south-central Gulf of Mexico Friday night into early Saturday morning, deepening and moving northeast across northern Florida Saturday night, reaching the coast of Georgia by early Sunday before turning northeast to north across the Mid Atlantic States Monday.




NOAA Surface Forecast Monday Morning

A heavy rain event with possible flash flooding is expected across Florida Saturday afternoon and Saturday night with gale force winds developing over the northeastern Gulf of Mexico beginning late Friday night with gale to storm force winds building seas 5-10 meters (16-33 feet) likely over the ocean off the Southeast US East Coast Saturday night and Sunday then spreading northward.

NOAA Precipitation Forecast



Ocean Weather Service

About Fred Pickhardt

I am a marine meteorologist and sailed briefly with American Export Lines in the Far East trade after graduating from State University of New York Maritime College. I have extensive experience in weather analysis, weather forecasting, optimum ship routing, vessel performance evaluations and forensic weather event reconstructions. I founded Ocean Weather Services and as Owner and Chief Consultant currently provide optimum ship routing services and forensic marine weather reports to the maritime industry.
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