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Marine Weather and Tides
Palmetto Bay, FL

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10/6/2018 Colors of tide XTide graphs changed to emphasize that they were upgraded. See next note. Comments welcome.
10/4/2018 I have fixed XTide and updated the harmonic files. There were some name changes so you might have to click EDIT to find the new station name.

Sunrise 7:19AMSunset 7:35PM Sunday March 24, 2019 5:20 AM EDT (09:20 UTC) Moonrise 10:33PMMoonset 9:06AM Illumination 88% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 18 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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AMZ630 Biscayne Bay- 350 Am Edt Sun Mar 24 2019
Today..East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.
Tonight..East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
Monday..East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. Chance of showers.
Monday night..East winds around 5 knots becoming north after midnight. Bay waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
Tuesday and Tuesday night..North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Wednesday..North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.
Wednesday night..North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. Slight chance of showers.
Thursday..Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. Slight chance of showers.
AMZ600 Synopsis For Jupiter Inlet To Ocean Reef Fl Out To 60 Nm And For East Cape Sable To Bonita Beach Fl Out To 60 Nm- 350 Am Edt Sun Mar 24 2019
Synopsis.. Cautionary conditions over the atlantic waters as moderate to fresh easterly breezes are expected to conclude the weekend. The next cold front mid-week will bring hazardous winds and seas mid to late week.
Gulf stream hazards..Easterly wind surges will create cautionary to near advisory conditions. The approximate location of the west wall of the gulf stream as of mar 23, 2019 at 1200 utc... 3 nautical miles northeast of fowey rocks. 4 nautical miles east northeast of port everglades. 10 nautical miles southeast of lake worth. 8 nautical miles east northeast of jupiter inlet. This data courtesy of the naval oceanographic office.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Palmetto Bay, FL
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Area Discussion for - Miami-South Florida, FL
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area forecast discussion
national weather service miami fl
347 am edt Sun mar 24 2019

High risk of rip currents along the atlantic beaches today...

Angry atlantic mid to late week could provide coastal impacts...

Discussion
Clockwise flow around a surface area of high pressure over the
eastern third of the nation will keep a persistent easterly wind
over the region to conclude the weekend and kick off the work
week. The flow off the atlantic will help moderate the airmass
allowing for moistening and a slight warming trend to take hold.

Eventually some shower chances return to the forecast for the
atlantic waters and east coast. The next synoptic feature to
influence our area's sensible weather will be a frontal boundary
associated with a mid-level trough that will amplify southward
over the southeastern united states on Monday and push eastward
across the gulf into the peninsula of florida late Monday into
Tuesday.

While the rain chances for south florida with this frontal
passage are not as high as what we saw last week, the unsettled
mid-level pattern will meander around the region through mid-
week when a reinforcing mid-level trough cutoff low will push
across northern florida into the atlantic on Wednesday. While
much of the guidance agrees that most of the area will not likely
see high chances of rainfall from this system's passage, there is
some potential for rain with a focus of the moist, warmer atlantic
waters. The major impact of this system will lie with the winds
that arrive behind it which will cause the atlantic to quickly
build. Temperatures will remain fairly close to seasonal averages
for this time of year. Thunderstorm potential with the frontal
passage is non-zero but remains low and will not be mentioned in
the forecast. The best available instability appears to be over
the warmer gulfstream waters of the atlantic.

As the system departs late in the week, high pressure once again
builds in over the atlantic seaboard and the wind will return with
an easterly component. Somewhat zonal flow aloft will help keep
the pattern settled with just some shallow surface-based moisture
from the atlantic creating the possibility of showers over the
atlantic waters and east coast to close out the work week and kick
off the next weekend. As the extended forecast period ends, the
next cold front will emerge over the eastern portions of the
country.

Marine
Easterly surges of wind will produce cautionary conditions over
the waters with a chance of brief bouts of advisory conditions in
the gulfstream to conclude the weekend. The next period of
hazardous seas will arrive by Thursday behind a mid-week front
with seas in the atlantic reaching 9 to 14 feet by late week.

Beach forecast
An elevated risk of rip currents will likely persist through a good
portion of the week due to the persistent easterly flow to kick
off the week and a reinforcing mid- week frontal passage which will
lead to building seas. Not only is a high risk of rip currents
possible mid to late week but also the potential for beach
erosion and some coastal impacts is within the realm of
possibility. Interests tied to coastal flooding should monitor
the forecast evolution through the week in case the threat to the
coast materializes and a high surf advisory and or coastal flood
statement become necessary for the atlantic.

Prev discussion issued 111 am edt Sun mar 24 2019
aviation...

vfr conditions are expected through the period. E winds will
increase during the day tomorrow as the gradient tightens.

Preliminary point temps pops
West palm beach 78 66 80 65 0 20 30 10
fort lauderdale 78 69 80 68 10 20 30 20
miami 80 68 81 67 10 20 30 20
naples 82 63 81 64 10 0 10 0

Mfl watches warnings advisories
Fl... High rip current risk through this evening for flz168-172-173.

Am... None.

Gm... None.

Discussion... 02 rag
marine... 02 rag
aviation... 32 mm
beach forecast... 02 rag


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
VAKF1 - 8723214 - Virginia Key, FL 11 mi39 min 73°F 74°F1020.5 hPa
FWYF1 - Fowey Rocks, FL 11 mi21 min E 18 G 19 73°F 76°F1021.6 hPa (-1.3)
MDKF1 23 mi141 min 73°F
HCEF1 - Highway Creek, FL 26 mi141 min 73°F
LBSF1 - Little Blackwater, FL 29 mi141 min 73°F
THRF1 29 mi141 min 72°F
BWSF1 - Blackwater Sound, FL 31 mi141 min 73°F
TCVF1 - Trout Cove, FL 31 mi141 min 73°F
DKKF1 - Duck Key, FL 32 mi141 min 72°F
TRRF1 - Taylor River, FL 33 mi81 min 78°F
PEGF1 34 mi39 min 73°F 1021.7 hPa
PVGF1 - Port Everglades Channel, FL 34 mi27 min E 8 G 13 73°F 1021.6 hPa60°F
LMDF1 - Little Madeira, FL 35 mi81 min 73°F
CANF1 - Cane Patch, FL 36 mi81 min 73°F
BDVF1 - Broad River, FL 37 mi81 min 75°F
NRRF1 37 mi81 min 72°F
BNKF1 - Butternut Key, FL 38 mi81 min 71°F
TPEF1 - Tarpon Bay East, FL 38 mi141 min 75°F
TBYF1 39 mi81 min 73°F
WIWF1 - Willy Willy, FL 39 mi81 min 73°F
LRIF1 39 mi81 min 72°F
GBTF1 - Garfield Bight, FL 41 mi81 min 71°F
MLRF1 - Molasses Reef, FL 42 mi21 min E 15 G 16 74°F 77°F1020.3 hPa
HREF1 42 mi81 min 71°F
GBIF1 - Gunboat Island, FL 42 mi81 min 72°F
CWAF1 43 mi141 min 72°F
WWEF1 43 mi141 min 73°F
BKYF1 44 mi81 min 71°F
WRBF1 - Whipray Basin, FL 44 mi81 min N 8 71°F
BOBF1 - Bob Allen, FL 45 mi81 min 72°F
SREF1 46 mi81 min 72°F
LMRF1 - Lostmans River, FL 46 mi81 min 72°F
CNBF1 - Cannon Bay, FL 47 mi81 min 74°F
MUKF1 - Murray Key, FL 49 mi81 min 71°F

Wind History for Virginia Key, FL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Miami, Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport, FL7 mi28 minENE 410.00 miFair64°F57°F81%1021 hPa
Homestead Air Reserve Base, FL10 mi85 minENE 610.00 miFair69°F60°F76%1021.3 hPa
Miami, Miami International Airport, FL14 mi28 minE 710.00 miA Few Clouds70°F57°F64%1021.4 hPa
Miami, Opa Locka Airport, FL20 mi28 minENE 410.00 miFair64°F55°F75%1021.7 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Cutler, Biscayne Bay, Florida
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Cutler
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Sun -- 12:45 AM EDT     2.36 feet High Tide
Sun -- 07:21 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 07:32 AM EDT     -0.24 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 10:05 AM EDT     Moonset
Sun -- 12:59 PM EDT     2.19 feet High Tide
Sun -- 07:34 PM EDT     Sunset
Sun -- 07:51 PM EDT     -0.41 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 11:32 PM EDT     Moonrise
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Miami Harbor Entrance, Florida Current
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Miami Harbor Entrance
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Sun -- 12:56 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 04:26 AM EDT     -1.85 knots Max Ebb
Sun -- 07:01 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 07:20 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 10:04 AM EDT     Moonset
Sun -- 10:17 AM EDT     2.15 knots Max Flood
Sun -- 01:06 PM EDT     -0.01 knots Slack
Sun -- 04:32 PM EDT     -1.86 knots Max Ebb
Sun -- 07:21 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 07:33 PM EDT     Sunset
Sun -- 10:50 PM EDT     2.33 knots Max Flood
Sun -- 11:32 PM EDT     Moonrise
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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