Saturday, July22, 2017 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
"Islamorada, Village of Islands ", FL

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What's New / NOTES
6/25/2017 - NOAA is having a major issue that impact the 7 day forecast load times. Many users are reporting problems. The issue has been reported.
5/23/2017 - Worked with NOAA again to speed up the 7 day forecast load times. Thanks to them for being responsive.
5/19/2016 - There were issues with the 3 day airport observation history. I switched to another data source. Let me know if you see any issues with the data feeds.

Sunrise 6:43AMSunset 8:13PM Saturday July 22, 2017 4:38 PM EDT (20:38 UTC) Moonrise 4:51AMMoonset 6:38PM Illumination 1% Phase: Waning Crescent; Moon at 29 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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GMZ042 Hawk Channel From Ocean Reef To Craig Key Out To The Reef- Hawk Channel From Craig Key To West End Of Seven Mile Bridge Out To The Reef- Hawk Channel From West End Of Seven Mile Bridge To Halfmoon Shoal Out To The Reef- 412 Pm Edt Sat Jul 22 2017
Tonight..East to southeast winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. NEarshore waters a light chop. Isolated showers.
Sunday..Southeast winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. NEarshore waters a light chop. Isolated showers and Thunderstorms.
Sunday night..East to southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. NEarshore waters a light to moderate chop. Isolated showers and Thunderstorms.
Monday through Tuesday..East to southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. NEarshore waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated Thunderstorms.
Tuesday night..East to southeast winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. NEarshore waters a light chop. Scattered showers and isolated Thunderstorms.
Wednesday..East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 1 foot. NEarshore waters smooth to a light chop. Scattered showers and isolated Thunderstorms.
Wednesday night through Thursday night..East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. NEarshore waters mostly smooth. Scattered showers and isolated Thunderstorms.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near "Islamorada, Village of Islands ", FL
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Area Discussion for - Miami-South Florida, FL
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area forecast discussion
national weather service miami fl
358 pm edt Sat jul 22 2017

Discussion
Short term (tonight through Monday night)
saharan air intrusion already beginning to influence south
florida weather this afternoon, as convective convergence along
atlantic sea breeze has been suppressed and sky has been been
somewhat hazy in appearance. Thunderstorms have been focused
across western portions of the region, and even this have
diminished over the past few hours. Through the rest of the
weekend and start of next week, deep layer ridge will build
westward into south florida, which combined with sal will keep
pops below normal summer levels. Temperatures will be warm,
reaching above 90 each afternoon with minima in the 70s, expect
some low 80s along the coast and east coast urban areas. Scattered
mainly diurnal thunderstorms will mainly be over the interior.

Long term (Tuesday through Saturday)
easterly flow becomes more established for the middle of the week
as high pressure only slowly weakens. Overall rain chances will
increase to more normal for this time of year, but remain focused
over the interior. Temperatures will remain just above
climatological normals, and it's worth noting monthly temperature
levels are on pace to threaten warmest july on record for portions
of south florida, continuing trends of recent months.

At the end of the week, east coast trough may develop, if the
subtropical and upper level hipres can weaken enough. At the
moment, no sensible changes in the forecast during this period,
but pattern could evolve where convective coverage favors east
coast, if swly deep-layer flow can establish.

Marine
Se wind 15 kt or less with seas AOB 3 ft continue next week.

Isolated scattered thunderstorms could induce locally
stronger erratic winds and higher seas.

Aviation
Prevailing -shra with vcts lingering at kapf for next
few hours, potentially ending after a highly uncertain 22z. Atlc
seabreeze has reached all east coast sites with SE winds 8-12kts,
and currently TS development looks to be inland of all but kopf
and kpbi. Late day boundary collisions may bring activity in vcty
of other sites later, but for now have kept vcts out for all but
kpbi where seabreeze won't make it as far inland. Convection
diminishes after 01z, winds becoming light vrb overnight with
potential for isold shra affecting east coast. Threat too low to
mention for the moment.

Preliminary point temps pops
West palm beach 78 92 78 92 30 20 10 20
fort lauderdale 80 90 80 91 20 20 10 20
miami 79 92 79 92 20 20 10 20
naples 77 91 77 93 20 20 10 20

Mfl watches warnings advisories
Fl... None.

Am... None.

Gm... None.

Discussion... 23 sk
marine... 23 sk
aviation... 88 alm


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
BNKF1 - Butternut Key, FL 6 mi98 min 91°F
MLRF1 - Molasses Reef, FL 8 mi38 min ESE 5.1 G 5.1 85°F 86°F1017.7 hPa (-1.6)
BOBF1 - Bob Allen, FL 8 mi98 min 92°F
WRBF1 - Whipray Basin, FL 12 mi158 min E 4.1 91°F
DKKF1 - Duck Key, FL 13 mi158 min 89°F
PKYF1 - Peterson Key, FL 13 mi98 min 90°F
LMDF1 - Little Madeira, FL 13 mi98 min 91°F
BWSF1 - Blackwater Sound, FL 13 mi158 min 91°F
TBYF1 15 mi98 min 92°F
TCVF1 - Trout Cove, FL 15 mi158 min 90°F
LRKF1 - Little Rabbit Key, FL 16 mi158 min 91°F
TRRF1 - Taylor River, FL 16 mi98 min 89°F
LBSF1 - Little Blackwater, FL 16 mi158 min 89°F
LSNF1 - Long Sound, FL 17 mi98 min 90°F
HCEF1 - Highway Creek, FL 18 mi158 min 90°F
BKYF1 18 mi98 min 92°F
GBTF1 - Garfield Bight, FL 18 mi98 min 91°F
JKYF1 - Johnson Key, FL 20 mi158 min 90°F
LONF1 - Long Key, FL 21 mi158 min S 5.1
MUKF1 - Murray Key, FL 23 mi98 min 89°F
WWEF1 27 mi158 min 88°F
LRIF1 28 mi98 min 88°F
NRRF1 31 mi98 min 83°F
CWAF1 33 mi158 min 89°F
TPEF1 - Tarpon Bay East, FL 36 mi158 min 82°F
CANF1 - Cane Patch, FL 36 mi158 min 83°F
VCAF1 - 8723970 - Vaca Key, FL 37 mi50 min SE 4.1 G 5.1 87°F 91°F1016.9 hPa
GBIF1 - Gunboat Island, FL 37 mi98 min 87°F
SREF1 39 mi98 min 87°F
BDVF1 - Broad River, FL 41 mi98 min 83°F
HREF1 41 mi98 min 85°F
LBRF1 - Broad River Lower, FL 46 mi158 min 86°F
FWYF1 - Fowey Rocks, FL 47 mi38 min E 4.1 G 6 85°F 88°F1018 hPa (-1.8)
WIWF1 - Willy Willy, FL 49 mi98 min 84°F

Wind History for Vaca Key, FL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
The Florida Keys - Marathon International Airport, FL33 mi45 minVar 48.00 miFair88°F78°F73%1017.1 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Tavernier Creek, Hwy. 1 bridge, Hawk Channel, Florida
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Tavernier Creek
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Sat -- 02:39 AM EDT     -0.07 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 05:51 AM EDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 06:45 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 08:33 AM EDT     1.53 feet High Tide
Sat -- 03:00 PM EDT     -0.34 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 07:37 PM EDT     Moonset
Sat -- 08:11 PM EDT     Sunset
Sat -- 09:15 PM EDT     1.64 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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0.60.2-0-0.10.10.50.91.31.51.51.30.90.50.1-0.2-0.3-0.20.10.61.11.51.61.61.3

Tide / Current Tables for Long Key, east of drawbridge, Florida Current
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Long Key
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Sat -- 02:45 AM EDT     -1.38 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 05:48 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 05:53 AM EDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 06:46 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 08:43 AM EDT     1.19 knots Max Flood
Sat -- 11:31 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 02:47 PM EDT     -1.88 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 06:08 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 07:38 PM EDT     Moonset
Sat -- 08:12 PM EDT     Sunset
Sat -- 09:29 PM EDT     1.76 knots Max Flood
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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IR Satellite Image from GEOS
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Wind Forecast for Miami-South Florida, FL (16,3,4,5)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Miami, FL
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