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Area Forecast Discussion (AFD)

Issued by Melbourne, FL (MLB)

                            
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FXUS62 KMLB 211405
AFDMLB

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
905 AM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

.UPDATE...
Sprawling high pressure from the western Great Lakes to the 
southeast states will shift slowly eastward into this afternoon with 
low level NNW winds flow veering to the NNE/NE this afternoon. A 
very dry airmass (PWAT .22 at TBW to .36 at the Cape) will allow for 
mainly sunny skies except except for some marine stratocu making its 
way onshore at times along the Treasure Coast. After a cold start in 
the mid to upper 30s this morning, high temps will reach the upper 
50s north of Orlando to 60/lwr 60s central and mid 60s across the 
south. Highs will average about 10 degrees below normal. 

&&

.AVIATION...
Mainly VFR. Some MVFR CIGs psbl at times from KVRB-KSUA into the 
afternoon hours as marine stratocu attempts for move onshore while 
battling a very dry low level airmass over the FL peninsula.

&&

.MARINE...
Today...N winds around 15 knots will veer to the NNE and increase to 
15-20 knots through the afternoon. Will continue advisory for the 
gulf stream waters south of Volusia county with SCEC conditions 
across much of the remainder of the east central FL Atlantic waters 
into the late afternoon hours. 

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
DAB  56  48  67  57 /   0   0  10  10 
MCO  61  46  72  57 /   0   0  10  10 
MLB  61  52  70  62 /   0   0  10  10 
VRB  63  54  72  62 /   0   0  10  20 
LEE  60  44  69  55 /   0   0   0  10 
SFB  59  45  69  57 /   0   0  10  10
ORL  60  47  69  58 /   0   0  10  10
FPR  64  54  71  63 /   0   0  10  20 

&&

.MLB WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...None.
AM...Small Craft Advisory until 4 PM EST Tuesday for Sebastian Inlet 
     to Jupiter Inlet 0-20 nm-Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 
     20-60 nm-Volusia-Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 20-
     60 nm.

&&

$$

Volkmer/Combs/Smith