Thursday, February22, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
North Palm Beach, FL

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Sunrise 6:48AMSunset 6:18PM Thursday February 22, 2018 5:59 PM EST (22:59 UTC) Moonrise 11:19AMMoonset 12:00AM Illumination 52% Phase: First Quarter Moon; Moon at 8 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- 349 Pm Est Thu Feb 22 2018
.small craft should exercise caution...
Tonight..East winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to east 15 to 20 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers.
Friday..East winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to east 15 to 20 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers in the morning. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
Friday night..East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to east 15 to 20 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers.
Saturday..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...then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
Saturday night..Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to southeast 15 to 20 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers in the evening...then a chance of showers after midnight.
Sunday..Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to southeast 10 to 15 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
Sunday night and Monday..South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
Monday night..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.
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- 349 Pm Est Thu Feb 22 2018
Synopsis..High pressure will continue to dominate the weather pattern across south florida waters. East to southeast winds will continue with wind speeds of 10 to 15 knots for the gulf and 15 to 20 knots for the atlantic. A few showers are possible over the atlantic waters through the period.
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 North Palm Beach, FL
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Area Discussion for - Miami-South Florida, FL
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area forecast discussion
national weather service miami fl
324 pm est Thu feb 22 2018

Discussion
Short term (tonight-Saturday)... The overall weather pattern won't
change much during the short term as a persisting mid-upper level
ridge remains in place. At the sfc, high pressure sprawls across
the western atlantic and keeps mainly easterly flow over south
florida for the next couple of days. Pressure gradients are
expected to remain tight enough to keep bringing breezy periods
through Friday afternoon, then weakening on Saturday.

This synoptic scenario will keep generally stable conditions
through the weekend, however, 12z mfl sounding depicts enough low
level moisture filtering into the area for a few passing showers
to develop each day. But any shower that forms should remain
shallow and brief as subsidence from the aforementioned ridge
will continue to suppress significant vertical development.

The dominant ridge will also continue to support the warm trend of
this february with afternoon highs hovering the mid 80s and
morning lows in the mid-upper 60s.

Models show a disturbance moving near the florida keys through
tonight, but the significant moisture associated with this
feature should remain south of the area.

Long term (Saturday night-Wednesday)... Models show fair agreement
in pushing a trough low complex across the eastern us Sunday and
into early next week, with an associated frontal boundary reaching
the NE gulf and north florida by Monday. This feature should
stall north of the area and gradually dissipate through mid week
without bringing any significant impacts across south florida. But
it could briefly weaken the ridge and veer winds to a more sse
flow on Sunday and Monday, although overall wind speeds will
remain weak enough to allow for afternoon sea breezes to develop
each day.

The warm trend continues next week with afternoon highs remaining
in the mid 80s and morning lows in the mid-upper 60s across much
of south florida.

Marine High pressure continues to dominate the weather pattern
with breezy east to southeast winds through the weekend. A few
showers are possible over the atlantic waters through the weekend.

Beach forecast Breezy easterly flow will keep a high risk of
rip currents at atlantic beaches through the remainder of the
week.

Aviation
East wind 10 to 15 kt during the days (with some higher gusts) and
5 to 10 kt overnight will continue through the period. Sct bkn
3-4kft CIGS will prevail, with a few periods of MVFR-level clouds
expected. Isolated, brief showers are possible, but should have
minimal impacts.

Preliminary point temps pops
West palm beach 71 81 70 81 40 30 40 30
fort lauderdale 73 80 72 80 50 30 50 30
miami 72 81 71 81 40 20 40 30
naples 67 85 66 84 10 20 10 10

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

Am... None.

Gm... None.

Discussion marine beach forecast... 17 ar
aviation... Sk


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
LKWF1 - 8722670 - Lake Worth, FL 15 mi41 min E 9.9 G 11 76°F 77°F1027.7 hPa70°F
PVGF1 - Port Everglades Channel, FL 51 mi35 min E 7 G 11 77°F 1026.3 hPa68°F
SPGF1 - Settlement Point, GBI 57 mi59 min ENE 18 G 20 75°F 1026.8 hPa (-0.9)

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, FL11 mi66 minSE 1110.00 miPartly Cloudy79°F66°F67%1026.6 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for North Palm Beach, Lake Worth, Florida
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North Palm Beach
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Thu -- 12:41 AM EST     2.59 feet High Tide
Thu -- 06:50 AM EST     Sunrise
Thu -- 06:53 AM EST     0.10 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 11:19 AM EST     Moonrise
Thu -- 12:49 PM EST     2.49 feet High Tide
Thu -- 06:17 PM EST     Sunset
Thu -- 07:23 PM EST     -0.32 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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2.52.62.31.81.20.60.20.10.30.91.522.42.52.31.81.20.5-0-0.3-0.20.20.81.5

Tide / Current Tables for Lake Worth Creek, Day Beacon 19, ICWW, Loxahatchee River, Florida
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Lake Worth Creek
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Thu -- 01:22 AM EST     1.97 feet High Tide
Thu -- 06:50 AM EST     Sunrise
Thu -- 07:48 AM EST     0.13 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 11:19 AM EST     Moonrise
Thu -- 01:33 PM EST     1.91 feet High Tide
Thu -- 06:17 PM EST     Sunset
Thu -- 08:17 PM EST     -0.23 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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1.71.91.91.71.30.90.50.20.10.30.71.21.61.91.91.71.30.80.3-0-0.2-0.20.20.7

Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Miami-South Florida, FL (17,4,5,8)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Miami, FL
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