Saturday, December16, 2017 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Hypoluxo, FL

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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 7:00AMSunset 5:32PM Saturday December 16, 2017 1:51 PM EST (18:51 UTC) Moonrise 5:28AMMoonset 4:38PM Illumination 3% Phase: Waning Crescent; Moon at 28 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- 943 Am Est Sat Dec 16 2017
Rest of today..Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Tonight..East northeast winds around 10 knots along the coast to east northeast 10 to 15 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Sunday..East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Sunday night..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 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Monday and Monday night..East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Tuesday..East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Tuesday night..Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Wednesday..South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
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- 943 Am Est Sat Dec 16 2017
Synopsis.. High pressure is forecast to keep dry conditions in place through at least the middle of next week. The wind is forecast to increase late today, into this evening to around 20 kts over the atlantic waters tonight. This may bring hazardous boating conditions for small craft. Small craft should exercise caution from tonight, through the beginning of next week in the atlantic waters.
Gulf stream hazards..None. The approximate location of the west wall of the gulf stream as of dec 12, 2017 at 1200 utc... 2 nautical miles east northeast of fowey rocks. 5 nautical miles east southeast of port everglades. 9 nautical miles east southeast of lake worth. 7 nautical miles east southeast of jupiter inlet. This data courtesy of the naval oceanographic office.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Hypoluxo, 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
1235 pm est Sat dec 16 2017

Aviation
The winds will remain northeast this afternoon at 5 to 10 knots
before decreasing to light and variable conditions tonight at all
of the TAF sites. The only exception is that kapf could go light
and variable after 20z today, as a west coast sea breeze could
develop and push slowly inland late this afternoon. The ceiling
and vis will also remain inVFR conditions through tonight along
with dry weather.

Aviation... 54 bnb

Prev discussion issued 934 am est Sat dec 16 2017
update...

high pressure will continue to build into south florida today from
the north. This will allow for the winds to become northeast to
east at 10 to 15 knots over the local waters this afternoon with
northeast winds around 5 to 10 mph over the land areas. The
weather will remain dry for rest of today into tonight, as highs
will be in the upper 70s to near 80 and lows tonight in the 60s
expect mid to upper 50s west of lake okeechobee. Therefore, no
changes to the forecast except to remove the rest of tonight
wording from the zones.

Update... 54 bnb
prev discussion... Issued 623 am est Sat dec 16 2017
aviation...

the winds will northeast around 5 knots this morning before
increasing to around 10 knots this afternoon over the east coast
taf sites. The winds at kapf TAF site will be northeast around
knots for most of the day, but could go variable around 5 knots
after 20z today as a west coast sea breeze tries to develop and
push slowly inland. The weather will remain dry along withVFR
conditions in the ceiling and vis today over all of the TAF sites.

Aviation... 54 bnb
prev discussion... Issued 209 am est Sat dec 16 2017
discussion...

a quiet pattern is set up for south florida through at least the
middle of next week. A strong 500mb high is forecast to build to
592-594 dm through the weekend, as a surface high also builds to
the north. As the sfc high builds, the pressure gradient will
increase some, causing a northeast wind to develop by Sunday
morning. Even so, it should stay below 10 kts across the land
portion of the cwa. Over the water, it get up to around 20 kts
briefly. The ridging will also allow the air mass to continue to
warm, with highs today around 80 across the region. By the
beginning of the week, highs are forecast in the low to mid 80's
across south florida, and continue that way at least through the
end of next week.

By the beginning of next week, the gradient slightly weakens, as
the high positions itself over the western atlantic, and slowly
slides south, centering almost due east of the region.

The ridging should keep the region dry through the period.

However, models are hinting that there may be some areas with a
slight chance of rain beginning on Wednesday afternoon, namely in
the western lake region. By the end of the week, models keep the
slight chance of rain showers off shore.

So, in summary, mainly warmer and dry through the next 7 days
under high pressure.

Marine...

building high pressure will bring an increase in wind by Sunday
morning, out of the northeast. This would allow seas to build to
3 to 5 feet in the gulf stream by Sunday morning, and run 2 to 3
feet for the beginning of next week. Seas are forecast to subside
back to 1 to 2 feet by late Tuesday afternoon. Otherwise, mostly
dry with a slight chance of rain for the latter half of next week.

The wind will be increasing today and tonight to near advisory
criteria by late this evening. Currently the forecast calls for
mainly 15 to 20 kt wind sometime after 8 pm est this evening. At
the minimum small craft should exercise caution if boating in the
south florida atlantic waters tonight and possibly tomorrow.

This increase in wind may also bring a moderate risk of rip
currents for at least the next several days for the atlantic
coast, especially around miami beach, as the wind is forecast to
be stronger to the south.

Aviation...

vfr conds will prevail through the night with passing few sct
cirrus above 25000 ft mfl. Otherwise, winds should remain light
and variable through early tomorrow morning with dry conditions.

Aft around 16 1800, expect ene winds 8-10 kt to increase along the
east coast. Winds will slowly diminish this evening, after sun
down.

Preliminary point temps pops
West palm beach 77 66 79 69 10 10 0 10
fort lauderdale 78 68 79 71 10 0 0 10
miami 79 68 81 70 10 0 0 10
naples 79 60 82 65 0 0 0 0

Mfl watches warnings advisories
Fl... None.

Am... None.

Gm... None.

Update... 54 bnb
discussion... 13
marine... 13
aviation... 54 bnb


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
LKWF1 - 8722670 - Lake Worth, FL 4 mi52 min N 8.9 G 11 73°F 77°F1023.1 hPa (-1.7)61°F
PVGF1 - Port Everglades Channel, FL 32 mi52 min NNE 5.1 G 14 75°F 1021.9 hPa (-1.8)61°F
SPGF1 - Settlement Point, GBI 57 mi52 min NNE 7 G 8 73°F 1022.5 hPa (-1.4)

Wind History for Lake Worth Pier, FL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
West Palm Beach - Palm Beach International Airport, FL10 mi59 minE 610.00 miMostly Cloudy76°F60°F58%1022.4 hPa
Boca Raton, Boca Raton Airport, FL12 mi3.9 hrsNE 310.00 miFair72°F57°F61%1023.7 hPa
Pompano Beach, Pompano Beach Airpark, FL21 mi59 minNE 710.00 miMostly Cloudy77°F62°F60%1022.1 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Boynton Beach, Lake Worth, Florida
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Boynton Beach
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Sat -- 02:41 AM EST     -0.05 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 05:27 AM EST     Moonrise
Sat -- 07:01 AM EST     Sunrise
Sat -- 08:22 AM EST     2.71 feet High Tide
Sat -- 03:08 PM EST     0.33 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 04:38 PM EST     Moonset
Sat -- 05:30 PM EST     Sunset
Sat -- 08:26 PM EST     2.52 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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0.80.30-00.311.72.32.72.72.41.91.40.90.50.30.511.62.12.52.52.21.7

Tide / Current Tables for West Palm Beach Canal, Lake Worth, Florida
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West Palm Beach Canal
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Sat -- 02:09 AM EST     -0.05 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 05:27 AM EST     Moonrise
Sat -- 07:01 AM EST     Sunrise
Sat -- 08:05 AM EST     2.73 feet High Tide
Sat -- 02:36 PM EST     0.35 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 04:38 PM EST     Moonset
Sat -- 05:30 PM EST     Sunset
Sat -- 08:09 PM EST     2.55 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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0.60.1-00.10.61.31.92.52.72.62.31.71.20.70.40.40.71.31.82.32.52.42.11.5

Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Miami-South Florida, FL (13,3,4,5)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Miami, FL
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