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Area Forecast Discussion (AFD)

Issued by Melbourne, FL (MLB)

FXUS62 KMLB 210239

East Central Florida Forecast Discussion 
National Weather Service Melbourne FL 
939 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

Forecast was earlier updated to mention isolated marine showers 
along the coast mainly south of Cape Canaveral where a little better 
onshore component remains to the LL wind. Unusually mild overnight 
lows in the U60s to M70s will likely produce another round of warm 
minimum temperatures early Wed.  


.AVIATION...Thru 21/18Z.
Btwn Through 21/04Z...coastal sites bcmg E/SE 8-12KTS...interior 
sites bcmg E/SE 6-10KTS. Btwn 21/04Z-21/07Z...coastal sites bcmg 
E/SE 4-8KTS... interior sites bcmg E/SE 3-5KTS. Btwn 21/12Z-
21/15Z...coastal sites bcmg E/SE 9-13KTS with ocnl G17-
21KTS...interior sites bmcg E/SE 7-11KTS. 

Vsbys/WX/Cigs: Thru 21/12Z...cigs btwn FL035-050...E of KVRB-KOBE 
isold MVFR cigs/vsbys in -shra. Btwn 21/08Z-21/14Z...W of KDAB-KISM 
areas MVFR/lcl IFR vsbys in BR.


Tonight...High pressure over the W Atlc/Deep South will maintain a 
moderate SE breeze acrs the area. Lcl data buoy/C-MAN network 
continue to show winds/seas 10 to 15 kts with 3 to 5 FT seas and 
dominant pds AOB 6sec due to the shadow effect of the nrn Bahamas. 
Caution Stmts for the outer waters from Brevard County south 
into Wed. 



Record warm minimum temps and the year set: 

               February 21     February 22     February 23  

Daytona Beach    68-1989         69-2008         69-2013
Orlando Intl     68-1989         69-1945         69-2013
Sanford          66-2002         68-2008         70-2013
Melbourne        70-1989         69-2003         69-2008
Vero Beach       72-1961         73-1961         73-1961
Ft. Pierce       73-1961         73-1961         71-1979