Hazardous marine condition(s):
SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS...WHICH IS
THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE
OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.
Synopsis...WINDS WILL LIGHTEN OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS AND
PREVAIL OUT OF A GENERALLY SOUTHERLY DIRECTION AHEAD OF A
DISSIPATING COLD FRONT ON FRIDAY. STRONG SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD INTO THE EASTERN STATES THIS WEEKEND. THIS WILL TURN
WINDS NORTHEASTERLY WHILE INCREASING.
.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.
THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
MAY 22, 2013 AT 1200 UTC...
7 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
13 NAUTICAL MILES NORTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
12 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
11 NAUTICAL MILES NORTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.
THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
Rest Of Tonight: South southwest winds 5 to 9 knots along the coast to south southwest 8 to 13 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight chance of thunderstorms.
Thursday: Along the coast...west southwest winds 5 to 7 knots becoming south 5 to 8 knots in the afternoon. In the gulf stream...southwest winds 6 to 11 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight chance of thunderstorms.
Thursday Night: South southeast winds 5 to 8 knots becoming south southwest. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening...then slight chance of showers after midnight.
Friday: West northwest winds around 5 knots becoming north northeast 5 to 7 knots in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth. Slight chance of showers.
Friday Night: East southeast winds around 5 knots becoming south southeast 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers.
Saturday: Northeast winds 14 to 19 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet in the afternoon. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Slight chance of showers.
Saturday Night And Sunday: East northeast winds 16 to 21 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
Sunday Night And Monday: East northeast winds 14 to 19 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
*Notices: (1) This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
(2) The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
Lat: 26.61 Lon: -80.03 Elev: 0
Last Update on May 23, 12:42 am EST
|Wind:||S 12 KT|
|Air Temperature:||79 °F (26 °C)|
|Water Temperature:||78 °F (26 °C)|
|Dominant Wave Period:||NA|
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