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Marine Weather and Tides
New Smyrna Beach, FL

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3/12/2015 - Added section for Gulf current for users in the GMZ marine zones.
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Sunrise 7:19AMSunset 7:39PM Saturday March 25, 2017 11:44 AM EDT (15:44 UTC) Moonrise 4:44AMMoonset 4:20PM Illumination 4% Phase: Waning Crescent; Moon at 28 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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AMZ570 Flagler Beach To Volusia-brevard County Line 20-60 Nm- 1015 Am Edt Sat Mar 25 2017
.small craft advisory in effect until 5 pm edt this afternoon...
This afternoon..Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 6 to 7 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
Tonight..Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with a dominant period 9 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
Sunday..Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with a dominant period 9 seconds.
Sunday night..Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 feet.
Monday..East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Monday night..Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 feet.
Tuesday..Southwest winds 5 knots becoming southeast 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 feet.
Tuesday night..Southeast winds 10 knots becoming southwest 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Wednesday..Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet.
AMZ500 Synopsis For Flagler Beach To Jupiter Inlet Out 60 Nm- 1015 Am Edt Sat Mar 25 2017
Synopsis..A high pressure ridge centered off the carolina coast will maintain an east to southeast wind flow through the weekend. The ridge will gradually settle south across the waters early next week resulting in a decrease in wind speed. A moderate easterly swell will be the primary contribution to local wave heights, producing hazardous conditions near inlets especially during the outgoing tide.
Gulf stream hazards..East winds 15 to 20 knots with seas 7 to 8 feet today. The approximate location of the west wall of the gulf stream based on the real time ocean forecast system as of Wednesday march 22nd. 42 nautical miles east of ponce inlet. 30 nautical miles east of port canaveral. 27 nautical miles east of sebastian inlet. 16 nautical miles east of fort pierce inlet. 10 nautical miles east of saint lucie inlet.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near New Smyrna Beach, FL
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Area Discussion for - Melbourne, FL
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area forecast discussion
national weather service melbourne fl
945 am edt Sat mar 25 2017

Discussion
Poor to hazardous boating conditions continue today...

High rip current threat at the atlantic beaches today...

h100-h70 ridge axis centered off the carolina coast extending SW to
the yucatan peninsula will gradually weaken today as it is eroded by
a short wave trof to its north, and a well dvlpd storm system to its
west. Position of the ridge will maintain a steady e/se flow that
will tap a fairly dry/stable airmass... Pwat values btwn 0.75"-1.00"
and h85-h50 lapse rates blo 5.0c/km. Morning raobs showing a sharp
subsidence inversion in the h85-h70 lyr that will effectively cap
the airmass well blo 10kft.

Lcl pressure gradient will slacken as the aforementioned ridge
weakens over the W atlc, resulting in diminishing sfc winds. This
will weaken the marine influence, allowing temps to warm into the
l80s interior, u70s along the coast.

Combined seas of 5 to 7 feet over the nearshore waters and east
winds up to 15 mph will continue to produce choppy to rough surf
along the atlantic beaches. A high risk for rip currents also
continues today and residents/visitors are reminded to heed the
advice of lifeguards as well as beach patrol flags and signs.

Aviation Thru 26/12z.

Sfc winds: thru 26/00z... E/se 9-13kts... Ocnl g18-22kts coastal
sites. Btwn 26/00z-26/03z bcmg e/se 4-7kts.

Vsbys/wx/cigs: prevailingVFR... CIGS btwn fl040-060.

Marine
High pressure centered off the carolina coast will maintain a
moderate to fresh e/se breeze thru the aftn. LCL pgrad will relax as
the ridge slowly weakens. However, the length of the easterly fetch
extends clear back to bermuda, which will maintain an moderate swell
that will continue to enhance LCL seas. Boating conditions will
remain poor to hazardous with combined seas up to 7 feet lingering
thru late aftn. Small craft advisory for all but the nearshore
volusia waters thru 5pm.

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

Am... Small craft advisory until 5 pm edt this afternoon for
flagler beach to jupiter inlet 20-60 nm-
volusia-brevard county line to jupiter inlet 0-20 nm.

Short term/aviation... Bragaw
long term/impact wx... Lascody


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
TRDF1 - 8721604 - Trident Pier, FL 45 mi45 min E 8.9 G 12 76°F 70°F1025.9 hPa (+1.6)
GTXF1 - Guana Tolomato Matanzas Reserve, FL 47 mi60 min ESE 5.1 72°F 1027 hPa62°F
41113 - Cape Canaveral Nearshore, FL (143) 47 mi54 min 70°F5 ft

Wind History for Trident Pier, FL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
New Smyrna Beach Municipal Airport, FL4 mi58 minESE 1310.00 miPartly Cloudy75°F59°F57%1025.7 hPa
Daytona Beach International Airport, FL14 mi52 minESE 11 G 1410.00 miOvercast73°F61°F66%1025.3 hPa
Ormond Beach, Ormond Beach Municipal Airport, FL22 mi55 minESE 57.00 miMostly Cloudy72°F59°F65%1025.4 hPa
Orlando / Sanford Airport, FL24 mi52 minESE 1010.00 miMostly Cloudy75°F57°F55%1024.7 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Ponce De Leon Inlet South, Florida (sub)
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Ponce De Leon Inlet South
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Sat -- 01:04 AM EDT     -0.03 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 05:44 AM EDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 07:15 AM EDT     2.70 feet High Tide
Sat -- 07:21 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 01:29 PM EDT     0.01 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 05:20 PM EDT     Moonset
Sat -- 07:35 PM EDT     2.76 feet High Tide
Sat -- 07:38 PM EDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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0.1-00.10.61.31.92.42.72.62.21.60.90.40.10.10.51.11.72.32.72.72.41.81.1

Tide / Current Tables for Daytona Beach Shores, Sunglow Pier, Florida
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Daytona Beach Shores
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Sat -- 12:15 AM EDT     0.22 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 05:44 AM EDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 06:38 AM EDT     4.21 feet High Tide
Sat -- 07:21 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 12:48 PM EDT     0.07 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 05:20 PM EDT     Moonset
Sat -- 06:54 PM EDT     4.16 feet High Tide
Sat -- 07:38 PM EDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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0.20.411.92.83.64.14.23.82.91.910.30.10.51.42.43.33.94.23.93.12.11.1

Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Melbourne, FL (11,2,3,4)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Melbourne, FL
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