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Marine Weather and Tides
Hollywood, FL

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Sunrise 6:50AMSunset 7:48PM Friday April 20, 2018 2:36 PM EDT (18:36 UTC) Moonrise 9:46AMMoonset 11:41PM Illumination 29% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 5 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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AMZ651 Coastal Waters From Deerfield Beach To Ocean Reef Fl Out 20 Nm- Waters From Deerfield Beach To Ocean Reef Fl From 20 To 60 Nm Excluding The Territorial Waters Of Bahamas- 939 Am Edt Fri Apr 20 2018
Rest of today..Northwest winds 5 knots becoming east northeast. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 13 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Tonight..East winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to east 10 to 15 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
Saturday..East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet along the coast and 4 to 6 feet with occasional to 8 feet in the gulf stream. Period 9 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.
Saturday night..East winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet along the coast and 5 to 7 feet with occasional to 9 feet in the gulf stream. Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Sunday..East winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to east 15 to 20 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Sunday night..Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to southeast 15 to 20 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Showers and Thunderstorms likely.
Monday..Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers and Thunderstorms likely.
Monday night..South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and Thunderstorms likely.
Tuesday..Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and Thunderstorms likely.
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- 939 Am Edt Fri Apr 20 2018
Synopsis..A cold front will push southward down the florida peninsula and stall over the lake okeechobee region tonight. Marine conditions will begin to deteriorate starting tonight as wind speeds pick up, particularly over the atlantic and lake okeechobee waters. Showers and Thunderstorms will bring locally higher winds and waves. Conditions will gradually improve early next week.
Gulf stream hazards..Deteriorating conditions over the weekend with 7 to 9 foot seas expected. The approximate location of the west wall of the gulf stream as of apr 19, 2018 at 1200 utc... 7 nautical miles east northeast of fowey rocks. 9 nautical miles east northeast of port everglades. 7 nautical miles east northeast of lake worth. 7 nautical miles east of jupiter inlet. This data courtesy of the naval oceanographic office.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Hollywood, FL
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Area Discussion for - Miami-South Florida, FL
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area forecast discussion... Updated
national weather service miami fl
1253 pm edt Fri apr 20 2018

Aviation
The winds will be easterly around 5 to 10 knots this afternoon
before decreasing to around 5 knots tonight, except for kapf taf
site where the winds will be westerly this afternoon around 5 to
10 knots. The weather will remain dry over all of the TAF sites
along withVFR conditions for the ceiling and vis through tonight.

Aviation... 54 bnb

Prev discussion issued 917 am edt Fri apr 20 2018
update...

high pressure over south florida will move slowly east into the
western atlantic waters through tonight, as a weak cold front over
northern florida moves into lake okeechobee region and stalls
out. This will allow for the dry weather to remain over south
florida today, before a few showers develop over the atlantic
waters and the east coast metro areas late tonight due to an
increase in easterly wind flow.

The winds will be light and variable today over the local waters
of south florida. This will keep the seas at 2 feet or less along
with low risk of rip currents along both the east and west coast
beaches of south florida today.

There will be enhanced fire weather conditions today due to
relative humidities getting down into the mid to upper 20s over
interior sections of south florida. However, the 15 foot winds
will remain below 15 mph today. Therefore, no headlines will be
needed for fire weather today over south florida.

Rest of the forecast looks good at this time and other changes are
planned.

Aviation...

the winds will be light and variable this morning over all of the
taf sites. Easterly winds will then increase to 5 to 10 mph this
afternoon over the east coast TAF sites and 5 to 10 mph from the
west over kapf TAF site. The ceiling and vis will also remain in
theVFR conditions along with dry weather at all of the TAF sites
today.

Update... 54 bnb
aviation... 54 bnb
prev discussion... Issued 354 am edt Fri apr 20 2018
discussion...

one more dry day ahead of a frontal boundary that will push
southward today before stalling over south florida. Sea breezes
are expected to develop late this morning into the afternoon,
which while dry, should bring some wind shifts and slightly higher
dewpoints in their wake. Fog could again develop overnight,
particularly south of where the stalled boundary is located.

Saturday is a transition day as the stalled frontal boundary over
the region will serve as a catalyst for convection and a return to
rain chances. Some thunderstorms are possible as a few mid-level
disturbances pass over the east coast on Saturday. For Sunday, we
begin to see the next frontal system emerge in the southern plains
and mid-south. The remnant front begins to retreat northward
allowing for a more moist airmass to move over the area. As the
low pressure passes to the north of the region over the interstate
20 corridor heading into the tennessee valley, it will allow for
a more unsettled pattern over the southeastern united states. For
our region, showers and thunderstorms ahead and along the front on
Monday into Tuesday. Gusty winds, heavy rain, and lightning remain
the primary concerns with any thunderstorms this weekend into
early next week.

On Wednesday, the front will exit into the bahamas and cuba
allowing a slot of drier air to move over the region. The pattern
is not conducive for much of a cooling off as another low pressure
system moves across the ohio valley late in the week with a
weakening reinforcing frontal boundary pushing through florida to
close out the work week with the potential of some showers.

Marine...

a front will push across the state today and stall over the area
for the next few days. Showers and thunderstorms can produce
locally higher winds and waves but there will also be bouts of
wind surges that could lead to rougher seas. Scec SCA conditions
are possible through the weekend into early next week.

Prev discussion... Issued 127 am edt Fri apr 20 2018
aviation... Weak front expected to move through state today
before stalling out near south florida late in the day. Winds will
remain light vrb overnight, trending NW towards daybreak as front
moves further south. Both seabreezes still expected to develop
this afternoon, with gusty ene winds at atlc sites and west at
kapf. Winds at east coast sites remain elevated overnight as wind
surge arrives late, with potential for a few shra affecting kpbi
after 01z. Other sites should remain dry.

Preliminary point temps pops
West palm beach 85 72 83 71 0 20 20 40
fort lauderdale 85 74 83 74 0 20 20 50
miami 87 73 85 73 0 20 20 40
naples 84 68 87 69 0 10 20 20

Mfl watches warnings advisories
Fl... None.

Am... None.

Gm... None.

Update... 54 bnb
discussion... 02 rag
marine... 02 rag
aviation... 54 bnb


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
PEGF1 3 mi54 min E 8.9 G 12 78°F 1018.7 hPa
PVGF1 - Port Everglades Channel, FL 4 mi48 min E 5.1 G 8 80°F 1019.2 hPa69°F
VAKF1 - 8723214 - Virginia Key, FL 21 mi54 min E 8 G 8.9 77°F 80°F1018.6 hPa
FWYF1 - Fowey Rocks, FL 31 mi36 min E 6 G 7 76°F 78°F1019.7 hPa (-0.9)
LKWF1 - 8722670 - Lake Worth, FL 40 mi48 min NE 13 G 15 75°F 79°F1020.2 hPa72°F

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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, FL3 mi43 minESE 1210.00 miA Few Clouds83°F71°F67%1018.5 hPa
Hollywood, North Perry Airport, FL7 mi43 minN 310.00 miFair89°F59°F36%1019.1 hPa
Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, FL11 mi43 minENE 810.00 miPartly Cloudy86°F66°F53%1018.9 hPa
Miami, Opa Locka Airport, FL12 mi43 minVar 410.00 miFair87°F57°F36%1019 hPa
Pompano Beach, Pompano Beach Airpark, FL15 mi43 minE 89.00 miFair82°F70°F67%1019 hPa
Miami, Miami International Airport, FL17 mi43 minS 310.00 miA Few Clouds86°F59°F40%1018.7 hPa
Boca Raton, Boca Raton Airport, FL24 mi49 minE 910.00 miFair84°F69°F62%1019 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Hollywood Beach, Florida
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Hollywood Beach
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Fri -- 01:12 AM EDT     2.43 feet High Tide
Fri -- 06:52 AM EDT     Sunrise
Fri -- 07:55 AM EDT     0.10 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 10:46 AM EDT     Moonrise
Fri -- 01:22 PM EDT     2.21 feet High Tide
Fri -- 07:46 PM EDT     Sunset
Fri -- 08:18 PM EDT     -0.30 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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2.12.42.321.510.50.20.10.30.81.41.92.22.21.91.40.80.3-0.1-0.3-0.20.30.9

Tide / Current Tables for Miami Harbor Entrance, Florida Current
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Miami Harbor Entrance
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Fri -- 01:44 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Fri -- 04:14 AM EDT     -1.59 knots Max Ebb
Fri -- 06:52 AM EDT     Sunrise
Fri -- 07:53 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Fri -- 10:24 AM EDT     2.00 knots Max Flood
Fri -- 10:46 AM EDT     Moonrise
Fri -- 01:53 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Fri -- 04:24 PM EDT     -1.73 knots Max Ebb
Fri -- 07:46 PM EDT     Sunset
Fri -- 08:14 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Fri -- 10:57 PM EDT     2.28 knots Max Flood
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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