Hurricane Watch Issued For Florida’s East Coast

NOAA National Hurricane Center Subtropicalstorm Nicole Track

MIAMI, Florida – NOAA’s National Hurricane Center and National Weather Service issued a Hurricane Watch that is in effect for the Northwestern Bahamas, the East Coast of Florida from the Volusia/Brevard County Line to Hallandale Beach, and Lake Okeechobee, due to the anticipated landfall of Subtropical Storm Nicole on Florida’s East Coast.

A Hurricane Watch means that hurricane conditions are possible within the watch area.

A watch is typically issued 48 hours before the anticipated first occurrence of tropical-storm-force winds, conditions that make outside preparations difficult or dangerous.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for Altamaha Sound to Hallandale Beach.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Altamaha Sound southward to the Volusia Brevard County Line, and for Hallandale Beach to the north of Ocean Reef.

A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours.

Subtropical Storm Nicole Wind Arrival Times
Subtropical Storm Nicole Wind Arrival Times