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Marine Weather and Tides
Palm Shores, FL

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What's New / NOTES
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 6:26AMSunset 8:12PM Thursday May 25, 2017 2:20 PM EDT (18:20 UTC) Moonrise 5:29AMMoonset 7:11PM Illumination 0% Phase: New Moon; Moon at 0 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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AMZ552 Volusia-brevard County Line To Sebastian Inlet 0-20 Nm- 913 Am Edt Thu May 25 2017
.small craft advisory for winds in effect until 4 pm edt this afternoon...
This afternoon..West winds near 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 4 seconds. Choppy on the intracoastal waters. Offshore moving scattered showers and isolated Thunderstorms in the morning.
Tonight..West winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters.
Friday..Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters.
Friday night..Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters.
Saturday..Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters.
Saturday night..Southeast winds 10 knots becoming south after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Sunday..Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Sunday night..South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest after midnight. Seas 2 feet.
Monday..Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
AMZ500 Synopsis For Flagler Beach To Jupiter Inlet Out 60 Nm- 913 Am Edt Thu May 25 2017
Synopsis..A fresh to strong southwesterly breeze will create hazardous conditions for small craft operation through this afternoon as a late season frontal boundary pushes through central florida. Scattered storms will move offshore through late afternoon, and will be capable of generating strong wind gusts. Winds and seas will diminish by daybreak Friday with favorable boating conditions expected into the holiday weekend.
Gulf stream hazards..Southwest winds around 20 knots and gusty. Seas 5 to 7 feet. The approximate location of the west wall of the gulf stream based on the real time ocean forecast system as of Monday may 22nd. 45 nautical miles east of ponce inlet. 33 nautical miles east of port canaveral. 26 nautical miles east of sebastian inlet. 17 nautical miles east of fort pierce inlet. 10 nautical miles east of saint lucie inlet.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Palm Shores, FL
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Area Discussion for - Melbourne, FL
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Fxus62 kmlb 251255
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area forecast discussion
national weather service melbourne fl
855 am edt Thu may 25 2017

Discussion
Current-tonight... 10z CAPE sounding shows a pwat of 1.55 inches with
700 500mb temperatures of +7.1c -8.9c respectively. The large upper
trough over the deep south will finally swing northeastward away
from the area later this evening and overnight. Weak surface frontal
boundary across north-central fl pushing steadily southward today
with pre-frontal band of precipitation near the CAPE extending
southwestward through south-central osceola county. Cannot rule out
a few strong storms southward until later this afternoon. Threats
continue to be heavy downpours, lightning, gusty winds and perhaps
some small hail. Some gradual improvement northward as the front
passes with winds becoming W nw, thinning skies, and drier
conditions overall. Temperatures will still manage l-m80s areawide,
except some u80s possible near melbourne southward. W-wnw winds will
approach 15 mph with some higher gusts today. Light W NW winds
tonight as the pressure gradient relaxes and conditions mostly dry.

Skies becoming mclear this evening overnight. Lows cooler than
recent and generally in the l60s, except m-u60s along the immediate
treasure coast, and cannot rule out some u50s northward across north
lake inland volusia counties.

Aviation Weak surface boundary will slowly press southward today
across ecfl. MVFR ifr conds in sct-nmrs shra tsra from mainly kmlb
southward with this area shrinking further southward during the day.

Else, west winds increasing 10-15 kts and gusty, then winds become
light this evening overnight as the pgrad relaxes.

Marine Today-tonight... Weak frontal boundary to press southward
down the coastal waters today. Associated showers and isolated
storms will be concentrated from the CAPE southward with this trend
sliding southward thru late day. Gusty SW winds will veer W wnw over
the next 24 hours. Wind speeds will also gradually decrease thru
late afternoon as the pgrad weakens. Seas currently 5-7 ft offshore
and 3-4 near shore. The present sca GOES thru 20z 4pm, and would
like to cut back to just cautionary statements for offshore legs at
that time, if applicable, as both winds seas continue to slowly
decrease. However, dominant wave periods between 4-6 seconds will
make for a choppy ride for small craft boating.

Mlb watches warnings advisories
Fl... None.

Am... Small craft advisory for winds until 4 pm edt this afternoon for
flagler beach to volusia-brevard county line 0-20 nm-
sebastian inlet to jupiter inlet 0-20 nm-volusia-brevard
county line to sebastian inlet 0-20 nm.

Small craft advisory until 4 pm edt this afternoon for flagler
beach to volusia-brevard county line 20-60 nm-sebastian
inlet to jupiter inlet 20-60 nm-volusia-brevard county line
to sebastian inlet 20-60 nm.

Sedlock cristaldi


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
TRDF1 - 8721604 - Trident Pier, FL 17 mi57 min SW 13 G 16 80°F 80°F1012.3 hPa
41113 - Cape Canaveral Nearshore, FL (143) 17 mi60 min 75°F1 ft
SIPF1 26 mi51 min WNW 8.9 77°F 1012 hPa
41009 - CANAVERAL 20 NM East of Cape Canaveral, FL 35 mi41 min WSW 12 G 14 77°F 77°F1012.3 hPa66°F
41116 36 mi81 min 77°F3 ft
TPAF1 - 8726694 - TPA Cruise Terminal 2, Tampa, FL 94 mi63 min W 6 G 11

Wind History for Trident Pier, FL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Cocoa - Patrick Air Force Base, FL6 mi23 minWSW 1010.00 miOvercast83°F63°F51%1011.6 hPa
Melbourne International Airport, FL6 mi28 minWSW 11 G 1610.00 miOvercast84°F64°F53%1011.5 hPa
Cocoa Beach, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Skid Strip, FL21 mi23 minWSW 9 G 1710.00 miMostly Cloudy86°F61°F44%1010.8 hPa
Titusville, FL24 mi26 minW 147.00 miPartly Cloudy88°F55°F33%1010.8 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Canova Beach, Florida
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Canova Beach
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Thu -- 01:51 AM EDT     -0.31 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 06:27 AM EDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 06:28 AM EDT     Moonrise
Thu -- 07:55 AM EDT     4.02 feet High Tide
Thu -- 02:11 PM EDT     -1.06 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 03:46 PM EDT     New Moon
Thu -- 08:09 PM EDT     Moonset
Thu -- 08:11 PM EDT     Sunset
Thu -- 08:37 PM EDT     4.44 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Patrick Air Force Base, Florida
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Patrick Air Force Base
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Thu -- 01:43 AM EDT     -0.29 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 06:27 AM EDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 06:28 AM EDT     Moonrise
Thu -- 07:38 AM EDT     4.21 feet High Tide
Thu -- 02:01 PM EDT     -0.90 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 03:46 PM EDT     New Moon
Thu -- 08:10 PM EDT     Moonset
Thu -- 08:11 PM EDT     Sunset
Thu -- 08:18 PM EDT     4.57 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Melbourne, FL (14,3,4,5)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Melbourne, FL
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