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Marine Weather and Tides
Deerfield Beach, FL

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Sunrise 6:46AMSunset 6:20PM Saturday February 24, 2018 5:22 AM EST (10:22 UTC) Moonrise 1:00PMMoonset 1:51AM Illumination 67% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 9 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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AMZ650 Coastal Waters From Jupiter Inlet To Deerfield Beach Fl Out 20 Nm- Waters From Jupiter Inlet To Deerfield Beach Fl From 20 To 60 Nm- 222 Am Est Sat Feb 24 2018
Today..East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers in the morning.
Tonight..Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
Sunday..Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to southeast 10 to 15 knots in the gulf stream. Seas around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
Sunday night..Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to southeast 10 to 15 knots in the gulf stream. Seas around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
Monday and Monday night..South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
Tuesday..East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
Tuesday night..Winds east southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
Wednesday..Winds south southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet in the gulf stream. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A 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- 222 Am Est Sat Feb 24 2018
Synopsis.. A bermuda high is forecast to remain in place through the beginning of next week. This should keep the wind east to southeasterly for the next several days. An approaching cold front will weaken the high Monday night and cause the wind to become more southerly for the gulf waters. The front is forecast to be weak, and may stall before moving through the area and dissipate. High pressure is forecast to quickly build back in for the middle of the week.
Gulf stream hazards..None. The approximate location of the west wall of the gulf stream as of feb 22, 2018 at 1200 utc... 11 nautical miles east of fowey rocks. 20 nautical miles east southeast of port everglades. 6 nautical miles east of lake worth. 6 nautical miles east southeast of jupiter inlet. This data courtesy of the naval oceanographic office.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Deerfield Beach, FL
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Area Discussion for - Miami-South Florida, FL
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318 am est Sat feb 24 2018

Discussion
The ECMWF and the GFS in good agreement with the bermuda high
hanging on for the weekend, then weakening the beginning of next
week. This will keep the east to southeast wind across the region,
and showers periodically moving onshore this weekend. The GFS is
showing some CAPE across the region, less than 1000 joules, but
nam model soundings are showing an inversion starting just over
800mb persisting through the weekend, which should hinder
convective development, and thus, only showers are in the forecast
at this time. This will need to be re-evaluated with new
soundings and model updates to see if the cap may erode enough to
be broken and allow thunderstorm development.

By Monday, a cold front is progged to approach the area. The
models are in agreement with the front weakening as it does, and
possibly even dissipating over the area. The tail and looks to
make it to around the lake, maybe palm beach county. The tail end
may get lifted back to the north as high pressure builds over
bermuda by the middle of the week. Really, the front does not look
to make a significant impact on the region, except perhaps a wind
direction change. Models are not even indicating any significant
enhancement for showers attm.

As the front lifts away for the latter half of next week, models
are indicating clearing skies, and a couple of dry days. Dew
points remain in the 60s and high temperatures continue to run in
the low to mid 80s for the week.

By the end of the week, a stronger cold front approaches the area.

Again, the ECMWF and the GFS are in pretty good agreement with
this. The front is progged to move through the entire CWA by
Saturday morning. Both models are indicating this should be a dry
passage. But, it does look to bring somewhat cooler temperatures
for next weekend, with the highs in the 70s for most of the cwa.

The dew points look to be the most significant change, with the
current forecast calling for them to drop into the 40s and 50s by
Saturday morning.

Marine
A bermuda high is forecast to maintain the east to southeast wind
for most of the weekend. The high should begin to weaken on
Sunday, ahead of a weak cold front that will move into the area on
Monday. The wind is forecast to gradually relax over the next
couple of days. Showers will continue to be possible, especially
over the atlantic waters through the middle of the week. Seas are
forecast to subside to generally 2 foot or less by the end of the
weekend, and persist that way through the middle of the week. For
the latter half, seas are currently forecast to build back to 4
to 5 feet in the gulf stream.

Aviation
Isolated light showers continue to advect on shore from over the
atlantic. Breezy east southeast winds will persist through the
remainder of this morning, mainly 10-13 kt. Aft 24 1400z, expect
winds to increase around 15 kt with occasional higher gusts.

Expect winds to weaken slightly as evening approaches. Sct bkn
low clouds should be present through the period along the eastern
portion of the peninsula with bases 2000-3500 ft agl.

Beach forecast
The bermuda high is forecast to maintain the breezy east wind
through the day. This will bring a high risk of rip currents to
all the south florida atlantic beaches today. The wind is forecast
to relax beginning tonight, into tomorrow morning, possibly
reducing the risk to a moderate risk for Sunday.

Preliminary point temps pops
West palm beach 81 72 84 72 40 20 20 10
fort lauderdale 80 74 81 73 40 20 20 20
miami 83 73 84 73 30 20 20 10
naples 85 68 85 67 20 10 10 10

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

Am... None.

Gm... None.

Discussion... 13
marine... 13
aviation... 27 jt
beach forecast... 13


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
PVGF1 - Port Everglades Channel, FL 14 mi40 min E 6 G 12 76°F 1022.2 hPa67°F
LKWF1 - 8722670 - Lake Worth, FL 22 mi52 min ESE 14 G 17 74°F 76°F1023.5 hPa68°F
VAKF1 - 8723214 - Virginia Key, FL 39 mi58 min E 13 G 15 75°F 76°F1021.3 hPa
FWYF1 - Fowey Rocks, FL 49 mi82 min E 18 G 21 75°F 76°F1022.6 hPa (-1.0)

Wind History for Lake Worth Pier, FL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Pompano Beach, Pompano Beach Airpark, FL3 mi29 minE 11 G 1810.00 miA Few Clouds75°F68°F79%1022.5 hPa
Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, FL8 mi29 minE 1010.00 miPartly Cloudy73°F69°F87%1022.5 hPa
Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, FL16 mi29 minESE 1210.00 miMostly Cloudy74°F70°F88%1021.9 hPa
Hollywood, North Perry Airport, FL22 mi29 minE 1010.00 miPartly Cloudy74°F66°F79%1022.7 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Hillsboro Beach, ICWW, Florida
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Hillsboro Beach
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Sat -- 01:50 AM EST     Moonset
Sat -- 03:09 AM EST     2.22 feet High Tide
Sat -- 06:48 AM EST     Sunrise
Sat -- 09:25 AM EST     0.18 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 01:00 PM EST     Moonrise
Sat -- 03:18 PM EST     2.13 feet High Tide
Sat -- 06:18 PM EST     Sunset
Sat -- 09:56 PM EST     -0.33 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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1.11.622.22.11.81.30.80.40.20.20.61.11.51.92.12.11.81.30.70.2-0.2-0.3-0.1

Tide / Current Tables for Yamato, ICWW, Florida
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Yamato
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Sat -- 01:50 AM EST     Moonset
Sat -- 04:23 AM EST     2.22 feet High Tide
Sat -- 06:48 AM EST     Sunrise
Sat -- 10:47 AM EST     0.23 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 12:59 PM EST     Moonrise
Sat -- 04:34 PM EST     2.16 feet High Tide
Sat -- 06:18 PM EST     Sunset
Sat -- 11:17 PM EST     -0.30 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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0.30.81.41.92.22.21.91.510.60.30.20.40.81.41.82.12.11.91.50.90.4-0.1-0.3

Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Miami-South Florida, FL (5,6,7,8)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Miami, FL
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