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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
659 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
090000-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-BISCAYNE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL EXTENDING FROM 20 NM
TO THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF THE BAHAMAS-GLADES-HENDRY-
INLAND PALM BEACH-METRO PALM BEACH-COASTAL COLLIER-INLAND COLLIER-
INLAND BROWARD-METRO BROWARD-INLAND MIAMI DADE-METRO MIAMI DADE-
MAINLAND MONROE-COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-
COASTAL MIAMI DADE-FAR SOUTH MIAMI DADE-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
659 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS CONTINUE...
...COLD TEMPERATURES ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA THIS MORNING...
...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS PALM BEACHES...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

RIP CURRENTS: THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
PALM BEACHES. THERE IS A MODERATE RISK ALONG THE MIAMI-DADE,
BROWARD AND GULF COAST BEACHES. HOWEVER, A HIGH RISK OF RIP
CURRENTS STATEMENT WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED FOR THE GULF COAST
BEACHES STARTING TONIGHT.

TEMPERATURES: TEMPERATURES HAVE FALLEN INTO THE LOW 40S ACROSS
THE INTERIOR THIS MORNING, AND INTO THE MID TO UPPER 40S ALONG
THE GULF AND EAST COASTS. THOUGH WEST-NORTHWEST WINDS HAVE
SUBSIDED, OCCASIONAL STRONGER GUSTS MAY BRING BRIEF WIND CHILLS A
FEW DEGREES COLDER THAN THE AMBIENT AIR TEMPERATURES. TEMPERATURES
WILL WARM OUT OF THE 40S BY MID MORNING.

WAVES: A LONG PERIOD NORTH NORTHEAST SWELL WILL MOVE INTO THE
LOCAL ATLANTIC WATERS TODAY. SWELLS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK AROUND 4
TO 6 FEET OFFSHORE PALM BEACH COUNTY LATER THIS EVENING, KEEPING
SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS AROUND 7 TO 9 FEET IN THE ATLANTIC. THIS
MAY LEAD TO MINOR BEACH EROSION AND COASTAL FLOODING IN VULNERABLE
SPOTS, ESPECIALLY AT HIGH TIDES. IN THE GULF, SEAS WILL INCREASE
TO 8 TO 10 FEET LATE TONIGHT IN THE OFFSHORE WATERS WITH A
WESTERLY WIND SURGE.

WIND: WESTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE OVER THE GULF WATERS TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND OVER THE ATLANTIC WATERS THIS
EVENING BEHIND ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH SOUTH FLORIDA.
OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO GALE FORCE WILL BE POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL BRING CONTINUING HAZARDOUS MARINE
CONDITIONS OVER ALL THE LOCAL WATERS THROUGH MID WEEK. A LINGERING
LONG PERIOD SWELL WILL KEEP SEAS HIGHER IN THE ATLANTIC THROUGH
LATE WEEK, ALONG WITH A MODERATE TO HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN BELOW NORMAL FOR MOST OF THE WEEK. LOW
TEMPERATURES MAY FALL INTO THE MID TO UPPER 40S AGAIN ACROSS
PORTIONS OF SOUTH FLORIDA TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHTS BEHIND
ANOTHER FRONTAL BOUNDARY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
MIAMI WEBSITE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIAMI.

$$




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