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Marine Weather and Tides
Limestone Creek, FL

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Sunrise 7:10AMSunset 7:38PM Thursday March 30, 2017 2:35 AM EDT (06:35 UTC) Moonrise 8:14AMMoonset 9:34PM Illumination 8% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 3 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- 934 Pm Edt Wed Mar 29 2017
Rest of tonight..Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to east southeast 10 to 15 knots in the gulf stream. Seas around 2 feet. Period 10 seconds becoming 3 seconds after midnight. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Thursday..South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Thursday night..Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Friday..South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Friday night..West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to southwest 10 to 15 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers through the night.
Saturday..South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Saturday night..Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Sunday..East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Sunday night..Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Monday..South southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate 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- 934 Pm Edt Wed Mar 29 2017
Synopsis.. High pressure will continue to bring quiet weather to south florida waters for tomorrow. The wind will begin to increase tonight, to between 10 and 15 kts tonight. A cold front will move into the region on Friday, bringing the chance for some showers, and possibly a few Thunderstorms to the area. The weekend is forecast to see the return of quiet weather and good boating conditions.
Gulf stream hazards..None. The approximate location of the west wall of the gulf stream as of mar 28, 2017 at 1200 utc... 13 nautical miles east northeast of fowey rocks. 9 nautical miles east of port everglades. 11 nautical miles east southeast of lake worth. 14 nautical miles east northeast of jupiter inlet. This data courtesy of the naval oceanographic office.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Limestone Creek, FL
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Area Discussion for - Melbourne, FL
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area forecast discussion
national weather service melbourne fl
900 pm edt Wed mar 29 2017

Update
Current... Another benign sea breeze collision ongoing over N lake/
w orange/nw osceola counties. Clouds near and west of the collision
area will linger for a few hours before dissipating, leaving clear
skies overhead. Dry/stable air mass not terribly conducive to fog
formation, and forecast update will only go with patches across lake
county and around lake okeechobee. Otherwise, just the usual minor
tweaks to sky/temps/wind grids account for current conditions.

Aviation Vfr. Skc through about 14z... Few-sct045-060 thereafter
with lcly bkn cigs.

Marine Se winds below 10kt with seas 3-4ft in an 11s swell,
which will linger overnight into Thursday. Made a small tweak to
show a slightly longer period than indicated by wnawave/nwps model
guidance, per current NOAA buoy obs.

Update/aviation... Cristaldi
dss/impact wx... Bragaw

Prev discussion /issued 316 pm edt Wed mar 29 2017/
Thursday... High pressure will drift eastward from the bahamas and
also move east off the mid atlantic coast. This will allow low level
flow to veer to the south with high temperatures into the lower to
mid 80s along the immediate coast and in the upper 80s for the
interior. The east coast sea breeze will form along the east coast
by early afternoon and push inland into late afternoon and early
evening. Pwats nudge up to 1.1-1.2 across interior sections in the
afternoon which should produced a healthy cumulus field. Will keep
forecast dry with models not indicating any QPF across the nrn
interior late though late day sea breeze convergence could produce a
shower or two near sunset. Long period east swells will keep the rip
current risk elevated at east coast beaches.

Thu night-fri night... Approaching disturbance aloft will bring an
increase in rainfall chances by Friday. A warm late march night for
thurs with lows in the mid 60s. On Friday, temperatures will climb
toward the mid/upper 80s southern sections and a few degrees lower
north with earlier timing of clouds/precip moving into the area.

Sufficient increase in moisture coupled with disturbance aloft
expected to produce scattered showers and a few storms. Have
scattered pops in all areas along with slight thunderstorm mention
for the afternoon hours. A few showers may linger into the evening
across the southern sections. Overnight mins into Sat morning will
remain below normal... With low/mid 60s most areas.

Previous forecast discussion for this weekend into next week...

weekend... A transitory ridge will become established over the area
with pleasant but warm temperatures expected and scattered
cloudiness at most. Onshore breezes will develop along the coast
each afternoon... Breezy at times due to the seasonally strong
thermal contrast in the coastal zone. Highs in the m-u80s inland
with overnight lows 60-65.

Extended... Another disturbance is shown apchg the area during mon.

This feature initially looks a little more defined than the previous
one, and a window for development of sct storms should exist at
least over the northern portion of the peninsula late Monday and
into tue. As ul energy driving the system pulls away from the area,
a lingering boundary sagging into the central peninsula tue-wed may
help in local pcpn development diurnally.

Sct rain coverage is indicated for the period ATTM through Tue then
becoming isold at midweek.

Aviation
Vfr prevailing at all sites. East coast sea breeze moving inland
should reach the interior sites around 21z to 22z this afternoon
turning winds easterly around 10 kt. After sunset this evening winds
will be light and variable. Some patchy fog is possible Thursday
morning but have left out for the time being.

Marine
Tonight... Se winds to 10 knots this evening will veer to the south
overnight. Seas will continue 3-4 ft in an east swell.

Thu... S winds to 10 knots in the morning will become SE 10-15 knots
near shore in the afternoon. Seas will remain in the 3-4 ft range
mainly in an east swell.

Thu night-Monday... Southerly winds will pick up Thursday night then
veer more SW Friday ahead of approaching disturbance. Seas will
build as this occurs, especially the offshore legs and may need some
headlines by late Thursday night. Also, some offshore moving storms
possible on Friday. Boating conditions will improve by Saturday with
high pressure pattern over area. Winds again veer to south and begin
to increase late Sunday into Mon as the next low pressure system
moves into SE states.

Preliminary point temps/pops
Dab 63 85 66 81 / 0 10 10 40
mco 65 88 65 84 / 0 10 10 40
mlb 65 84 68 83 / 0 0 10 30
vrb 62 85 68 83 / 0 0 0 30
lee 65 88 65 82 / 0 10 10 40
sfb 65 88 65 83 / 0 10 10 40
orl 66 87 65 83 / 0 10 10 40
fpr 61 85 67 83 / 0 0 0 30

Mlb watches/warnings/advisories
Fl... None.

Am... None.

Short term... Volkmer
mid-long term... .Glitto
aviation... Combs


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
LKWF1 - 8722670 - Lake Worth, FL 23 mi48 min SE 9.9 G 11
41114 - Fort Pierce, FL (134) 42 mi36 min 75°F3 ft
PVGF1 - Port Everglades Channel, FL 59 mi54 min ESE 5.1 G 9.9 76°F 1016.6 hPa64°F
SPGF1 - Settlement Point, GBI 63 mi36 min ESE 9.9 G 12 74°F 1017.1 hPa (-1.0)64°F

Wind History for Lake Worth Pier, FL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Stuart, Witham Field Airport, FL17 mi41 minN 010.00 miFair72°F64°F78%1016.9 hPa
West Palm Beach - Palm Beach International Airport, FL18 mi43 minSE 410.00 miFair72°F63°F73%1016.7 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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Thu -- 06:21 AM EDT     -0.41 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 07:13 AM EDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 09:14 AM EDT     Moonrise
Thu -- 12:03 PM EDT     2.31 feet High Tide
Thu -- 06:42 PM EDT     -0.76 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 07:37 PM EDT     Sunset
Thu -- 10:33 PM EDT     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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2.42.21.710.4-0.1-0.4-0.30.20.91.52.12.32.21.710.3-0.3-0.7-0.7-0.30.41.11.8

Tide / Current Tables for Hobe Sound, Jupiter Island, Florida
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Hobe Sound
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Thu -- 12:12 AM EDT     2.13 feet High Tide
Thu -- 06:48 AM EDT     -0.32 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 07:13 AM EDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 09:14 AM EDT     Moonrise
Thu -- 12:27 PM EDT     2.02 feet High Tide
Thu -- 07:09 PM EDT     -0.59 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 07:36 PM EDT     Sunset
Thu -- 10:33 PM EDT     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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2.121.71.20.60.1-0.2-0.3-00.51.11.6221.71.20.6-0-0.4-0.6-0.40.10.71.4

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Wind Forecast for Melbourne, FL (2,6,7,8)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Melbourne, FL
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