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Marine Weather and Tides
Belle Glade, FL

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Sunrise 6:50AMSunset 7:51PM Sunday April 22, 2018 2:52 AM EDT (06:52 UTC) Moonrise 11:47AMMoonset 12:42AM Illumination 44% Phase: First Quarter Moon; Moon at 7 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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AMZ610 Lake Okeechobee- 948 Pm Edt Sat Apr 21 2018
Rest of tonight..East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of Thunderstorms late in the evening. A chance of showers through the night.
Sunday..East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of Thunderstorms.
Sunday night..Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of Thunderstorms.
Monday..South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A chance of showers in the morning. A slight chance of Thunderstorms. Showers in the afternoon.
Monday night..South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. Showers likely in the evening. A slight chance of Thunderstorms through the night. A chance of showers after midnight.
Tuesday..Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of Thunderstorms.
Tuesday night..West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
Wednesday through Thursday..West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake 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- 948 Pm Edt Sat Apr 21 2018
Synopsis..A stalled front remains just to the north, over central florida. Marine conditions will continue to deteriorate tonight with rough seas in the atlantic. Showers and Thunderstorms are forecast bring locally higher winds and waves through late this weekend into early next week. Conditions should gradually improve by mid next week.
Gulf stream hazards..SEas 6 to 7 feet tonight. The approximate location of the west wall of the gulf stream as of apr 21, 2018 at 1200 utc... 12 nautical miles east southeast of fowey rocks. 10 nautical miles east of port everglades. 8 nautical miles east southeast of lake worth. 11 nautical miles east of jupiter inlet. This data courtesy of the naval oceanographic office.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Belle Glade, FL
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Area Discussion for - Miami-South Florida, FL
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area forecast discussion
national weather service miami fl
148 am edt Sun apr 22 2018

Aviation
Passing showers, and possibly thunderstorms, through the forecast
period will create brief bouts of sub-vfr conditions. Generally
easterly flow will veer a bit more south of east today. Apf will
see the influence of a gulf sea breeze today as well. Variable
gustiness possible around convection today.

Prev discussion issued 733 pm edt Sat apr 21 2018
update...

a few showers were observed on radar developing over the offshore
atlantic waters early this evening, while cloud cover continues to
gradually increase over south florida ahead of an approaching
front. Scattered showers are expected to develop overnight, and
the potential for an isolated thunderstorm can not be discarded.

Current forecast package looks good and only minor updates will be
made to incorporate current temperature trends.

Prev discussion... Issued 416 pm edt Sat apr 21 2018
discussion...

short term (tonight-Monday night)... A frontal, decaying boundary
remains stalled over the central portions of the florida
peninsula, keeping a warm and moist airmass over south florida
tonight and Sunday. Meanwhile, models show a mid level trough low
complex developing over the central states and pushing an
associated cold front towards florida. This synoptic scenario will
translate in increasing chances of showers for tonight and into
Sunday, including slight chances of thunderstorms. Rain coverage
increases late Sunday into Monday as the stalled remnant boundary
over central florida interacts with the approaching front and its
parent trough low complex. Although widespread heavy rain is not
anticipated, isolated downpours are certainly possible.

Models continue to show the higher chances for thunderstorm
activity Monday afternoon, especially over interior portions of
south florida as overall flow veers southerly ahead of the
incoming front. High-end pops are being carried in the latest
forecast package with up to 80-90 pops over interior areas around
lake okeechobee. And although it is possible for a few storms to
become strong or even severe, latest model solutions remain
conservative regarding upper level dynamic support for severe
weather. But the situation will continue to be closely monitored
as new model guidance become available.

Long term (Tuesday-Friday)... A mid level trough low complex
migrates into the south eastern states and pushing its associated
frontal boundary further south and into the area by Tuesday. This
will further veer winds to the sw, moving the higher chances for
showers and storms into the atlantic metro areas. Once the front
clears south florida, drier air will filter from the northwest
briefly, bringing a pause to the rainy pattern Wednesday and
Thursday. No significant impacts in temperatures are expected from
this fropa.

Long range model solutions a couple of energy impulses quickly
evolving over the us and pushing cold fronts into florida Thursday
and Friday. However, timing and potential impacts of these systems
remain uncertain as there is still plenty of time for significant
model adjustments. Therefore, will keep inherited long range
forecast of mainly prevailing dry conditions across the area for
the end of the period and wait for upcoming guidance before making
any significant changes.

Marine...

an slowly retreating northerly swell, combined with gusty easterly
winds will keep hazardous seas over the atlantic waters tonight.

Elevated winds and seas will linger into early next week as the
next cold front pushes through the area. Conditions will gradually
improve by midweek.

Beach forecast...

an elevated swell and persistent easterly flow will create an
elevated risk of rip currents along the atlantic beaches through
this weekend. The palm beaches will have a high risk for rip
current through the rest of weekend, and possibly into early next
week. The miami-dade and broward beaches may also see deteriorating
conditions starting Sunday. Rip current statement for the palm
beaches is now in effect through Sunday.

Preliminary point temps pops
West palm beach 81 71 82 70 50 50 60 60
fort lauderdale 81 73 82 73 50 50 60 50
miami 83 73 83 72 40 40 50 40
naples 84 70 84 71 40 30 40 30

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

Am... Small craft advisory until 11 am edt this morning for amz650-651-
670-671.

Gm... None.

Aviation... 02 rag


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
LKWF1 - 8722670 - Lake Worth, FL 28 mi53 min ESE 20 G 22 76°F 78°F1020.1 hPa (-1.1)74°F
PVGF1 - Port Everglades Channel, FL 51 mi53 min ENE 9.9 G 15 78°F 1018.7 hPa (-0.9)72°F
VAKF1 - 8723214 - Virginia Key, FL 73 mi53 min ENE 14 G 16 79°F 80°F1017.8 hPa (-1.2)

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, FL23 mi60 minE 1610.00 miPartly Cloudy76°F70°F82%1019.5 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Southwest Fork (spillway), Loxahatchee River, Florida
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Southwest Fork (spillway)
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Sun -- 01:40 AM EDT     Moonset
Sun -- 03:22 AM EDT     2.13 feet High Tide
Sun -- 06:49 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 10:03 AM EDT     0.29 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 12:44 PM EDT     Moonrise
Sun -- 03:39 PM EDT     1.97 feet High Tide
Sun -- 05:46 PM EDT     First Quarter
Sun -- 07:48 PM EDT     Sunset
Sun -- 10:31 PM EDT     -0.06 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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0.81.41.82.12.11.91.510.70.40.30.40.81.21.61.921.81.410.50.2-0-0

Tide / Current Tables for PGA Boulevard Bridge, ICWW, Loxahatchee River, Florida
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PGA Boulevard Bridge
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Sun -- 01:39 AM EDT     Moonset
Sun -- 02:22 AM EDT     2.85 feet High Tide
Sun -- 06:49 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 08:50 AM EDT     0.35 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 12:44 PM EDT     Moonrise
Sun -- 02:41 PM EDT     2.63 feet High Tide
Sun -- 05:46 PM EDT     First Quarter
Sun -- 07:48 PM EDT     Sunset
Sun -- 09:15 PM EDT     0.04 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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1.92.52.82.82.51.91.30.80.50.40.611.62.22.62.62.41.91.30.70.30.10.10.5

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