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National Hurricane Center
ABNT20 KNHC 061757 TWOAT SPECIAL TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL 200 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015 For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Disorganized showers and thunderstorms extending from the east coast of Florida across the Bahamas and the adjacent Atlantic waters are associated with an upper-level trough and a weak surface low located north of the northwestern Bahamas. Conditions are expected to become gradually more favorable for development over the next day or so while this system moves slowly northward and then northwestward. A subtropical or tropical cyclone could form by tomorrow or Friday, and interests along the southeast coast of the United States should monitor the progress of this system through the weekend. Regardless of development, heavy rain is possible over portions of the coastal southeastern United States beginning tomorrow. The next Special Tropical Weather Outlook will be issued on this system by 8 PM EDT today. For additional information, see products from your local National Weather Service forecast office and High Seas Forecasts issued by the National Weather Service. * Formation chance through 48 hours...medium...60 percent * Formation chance through 5 days...medium...60 percent && High Seas Forecasts issued by the National Weather Service are available under AWIPS header NFDHSFAT1, WMO header FZNT01 KWBC, and on the Web at http://www.opc.ncep.noaa.gov/shtml/NFDHSFAT1.shtml $$ Forecaster Brennan
MIDWEEK RED TIDE UPDATE (March 3)
No new water samples have been received this week from the east coast of Florida.
No Karenia brevis, the Florida red tide organism, was detected in water samples collected late last week offshore of Citrus County in northwest Florida.
In southwest Florida, no Karenia brevis was detected in water samples collected early this week alongshore of Sarasota and Collier counties. Samples collected late last week north of the Florida Keys (Monroe County) also contained no K. brevis. Sampling will continue this week and complete results will be available in the next scheduled status report on Friday, March 6.REGIONAL RED TIDE SUMMARIES (February 27)
East Region: No Karenia brevis, the Florida red tide organism, was detected this week in a single water sample collected from the Indian River Lagoon (Brevard County). Additional offshore samples collected east of Martin County also contained no K. brevis.
The FWRI Red Tide Status Line is now available to callers to hear a recording detailing red tide conditions throughout the state. FWRI updates the recording each Friday by 5 p.m. after sampling efforts for the week have been completed and analyzed. Red Tide Status Line: (866) 300-9399 (toll-free inside Florida only); (727) 552-2448 (outside Florida).
Marine Forecast for Apalachicola City Reef as requested 18:37:04, May 6 Marine Weather Feed is unavailable at this time.