Monday, May29, 2017

Marine Weather and Tides
Hutchinson Island South, FL

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5/23/2017 - Worked with NOAA again to speed up the 7 day forecast load times. Thanks to them for being responsive.
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Sunrise 6:25AMSunset 8:12PM Monday May 29, 2017 7:28 AM EDT (11:28 UTC) Moonrise 9:27AMMoonset 11:09PM Illumination 16% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 4 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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AMZ555 SEbastian Inlet To Jupiter Inlet 0-20 Nm- 350 Am Edt Mon May 29 2017
Today..North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet with a dominant period 4 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters.
Tonight..South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet with a dominant period 7 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters.
Tuesday..South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet with a dominant period 4 seconds. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters.
Tuesday night..South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms in the evening.
Wednesday..Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters.
Wednesday night..Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Thursday..Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Thursday night..Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Friday..Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
AMZ500 Synopsis For Flagler Beach To Jupiter Inlet Out 60 Nm- 350 Am Edt Mon May 29 2017
Synopsis..The axis of the atlantic high pressure ridge across south florida will migrate northward into central florida by mid week. Isolated storms may begin to affect the nearshore waters Tuesday evening and Wednesday afternoon and evening.
Gulf stream hazards..None. The approximate location of the west wall of the gulf stream based on the real time ocean forecast system as of Sunday may 28th. 40 nautical miles east of ponce inlet. 34 nautical miles east of port canaveral. 26 nautical miles east of sebastian inlet. 15 nautical miles east of fort pierce inlet. 9 nautical miles east of saint lucie inlet.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Hutchinson Island South, FL
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Area Discussion for - Melbourne, FL
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national weather service melbourne fl
446 am edt Mon may 29 2017

Hot with a moderate rip current risk this memorial day...

Rain and storm chances gradually increase this week...

today... Surface high pressure across the eastern gulf will allow for
light NW flow this morning with the atlantic high pressure ridge
strengthening into late today. The east coast sea breeze will
develop along the coast in the early afternoon and push toward the
interior in the late afternoon hours. Pwat values in the morning
from 1.2 to 1.3 inches should gradually nudge higher toward 1.5
inches as low level southeasterlies advect slightly higher moisture
levels across southern sections by late afternoon and into the
interior by this evening. For now will keep daytime period dry with
mostly sunny skies and high temperatures reaching the mid 90s for
the interior and inland portions of the coastal counties and lower
90s near the east coast. A slight east swell will combine with lower
than normal low tides to produce a moderate risk of rip currents at
east central florida beaches.

Tonight... Some of the short range high resolution model guidance and
00z GFS indicates enough moisture return below h7 to support a low
shower chance along the inland moving east coast sea breeze boundary
across the SRN interior during the evening hours. Substantial mid
level dry air will limit depth of convection so will keep convection
as a low shower chance at this time. Skies will be mostly clear to
partly cloudy past late evening with lows mainly from 70-75 degrees.

Tue... High pressure ridge aloft will exit to the east reducing the
subsidence suppression that has capped the atmosphere of late. Low
level ridge axis will slowly return northward from south florida
and there will be some increase in moisture. Forecast model
soundings show residual dry air in the mid levels will limit
rain storm chances until there is a sea breeze collision late in
the day over the interior. Then NE steering flow should bring some
of the activity back across the east coast in the evening. So
have drawn 20 percent pop for the daytime and showed higher (30
percent) pops for the evening across most of the area. Still
expecting high (cirrostratus) clouds to filter the sunshine from
time to time during the day but it will still be hot with highs
near 90 coast and mid 90s interior.

Wed-sun... The subtropical ridge axis will become established in
its typical formation across the western atlc and north central
fl. Moisture will continue to gradually increase which should
produce scattered afternoon and evening lightning storms focused
across the interior. Rain chances are forecast to increase from
30-40 percent Wed across the interior to 50-60 percent fri-sun,
with lower rain chances along the treasure coast where there will
be less chance for storms to push back to the coast. The increase
in cloud cover and rain chances will bring high temps back to
seasonable levels in the upper 80s coast and lower 90s inland.

Some MVFR ground fog may develop from kfpr-kvrb early this morning
but should not be a significant vsby reduction. Patchy MVFR ifr
cigs will affect terminals mainly from mlb northward through 13z.

Otherwise expectVFR flying weather today at area terminals.

Today... Nw winds up to 10 knots this morning will weaken and become
onshore across the near shore waters with the afternoon sea breeze
development in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A dry day is

Tonight... Se winds to 10-15 knots in the evening will veer to the sw
overnight. Seas around 2 ft and up to 2-3 ft well offshore. Dry
weather is expected.

Tue-fri... High pressure ridge axis will slowly migrate northward
across the area into the work week. S SE flow will generally range
from 10-15 knots, with seas 2-3 ft. Scattered storms will return
to the forecast beginning Tue evening, pushing offshore onto the
nearshore waters mainly north of sebastian inlet.

Fire weather
Today... Min rhs will drop to 33-36 percent across the interior but
duration criteria will likely not be reached. The east coast sea
breeze developing in the afternoon will move inland through the late
afternoon hours raising rh values with its passage.

Tue-thu... Mid level ridge will continue east into the atlantic and
assocd subsidence will weaken and moisture will gradually increase so
do not expect critical rh values. But the concern will shift to
isolated to scattered lightning storms igniting brush fires.

Preliminary point temps pops
Dab 92 72 92 71 0 10 20 30
mco 96 73 96 73 0 10 20 30
mlb 91 73 91 74 0 10 10 30
vrb 92 73 91 73 0 10 10 30
lee 95 74 95 73 0 10 20 30
sfb 96 74 95 73 0 10 20 30
orl 96 74 96 74 0 10 20 30
fpr 91 71 92 73 0 10 10 30

Mlb watches warnings advisories
Fl... None.

Am... None.

Short term aviation... Volkmer
long term... .Kelly

Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
41114 - Fort Pierce, FL (134) 18 mi28 min 78°F1 ft
SIPF1 41 mi28 min NNW 14 76°F 1018 hPa (+2.0)
LKWF1 - 8722670 - Lake Worth, FL 48 mi40 min 76°F 80°F1018.5 hPa73°F
SPGF1 - Settlement Point, GBI 77 mi28 min SW 9.9 G 12 82°F 1017.6 hPa (+2.3)79°F
TRDF1 - 8721604 - Trident Pier, FL 80 mi40 min NW 7 G 8.9 76°F 79°F1019 hPa

Wind History for Lake Worth Pier, FL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Stuart, Witham Field Airport, FL7 mi38 minNNW 57.00 miClear75°F73°F94%1017.9 hPa
Fort Pierce, St. Lucie County International Airport, FL16 mi35 minNNW 410.00 miA Few Clouds74°F71°F91%1017.6 hPa

Wind History from SUA (wind in knots)
Last 24hrNW5NW3CalmNW3E6E7E8E8E8E8E8SE9SE8SE4SE4E4SE4S5S5S5W7W4NW4N5
1 day ago4Calm44--E10E10E10E9E12E10E7SE6SE3--SE3S4S4SW3W4W4CalmCalmCalm
2 days agoN4N7N8N8NE10NE8NE5E7E6E6--E7SE7SE5--S5CalmS3SW3CalmCalmCalmCalmCalm

Tide / Current Tables for Eden, Nettles Island, Indian River, Florida
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Mon -- 02:41 AM EDT     1.29 feet High Tide
Mon -- 06:26 AM EDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 09:23 AM EDT     -0.13 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 10:26 AM EDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 02:57 PM EDT     1.17 feet High Tide
Mon -- 08:10 PM EDT     Sunset
Mon -- 09:45 PM EDT     -0.37 feet Low Tide
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Tide / Current Tables for Stuart, St. Lucie River, Florida
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Mon -- 02:13 AM EDT     1.15 feet High Tide
Mon -- 06:27 AM EDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 09:23 AM EDT     -0.10 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 10:27 AM EDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 02:28 PM EDT     1.03 feet High Tide
Mon -- 08:10 PM EDT     Sunset
Mon -- 09:42 PM EDT     -0.29 feet Low Tide
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Wind Forecast for Melbourne, FL (7,2,3,4)
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