Marine Weather Net

Jupiter Inlet to Deerfield Beach, FL out 20nm Marine Forecast


TODAY

SW
WINDS
5 - 15
KNOTS

TONIGHT

SW
WINDS
10 - 15
KNOTS

THURSDAY

SW
WINDS
5 - 10
KNOTS

THURSDAY NIGHT

W
WINDS
10 - 15
KNOTS

The Marine Weather Forecast In Detail:
AMZ650 Forecast Issued: 334 AM EDT Wed Apr 08 2020

Today...South Southwest Winds 5 To 15 Knots. Seas 2 To 4 Feet With Occasional Seas To 5 Feet. Period 3 Seconds. Intracoastal Waters A Light Chop.
Tonight...South Southwest Winds 10 To 15 Knots Becoming West After Midnight. Seas 2 To 3 Feet. Period 3 Seconds. Intracoastal Waters A Light Chop.
Thursday...Along The Coast, West Southwest Winds 5 To 10 Knots. In The Gulf Stream, West Winds 10 To 15 Knots Becoming Southwest In The Afternoon. Seas 2 To 3 Feet. Period 4 Seconds. Intracoastal Waters A Light Chop.
Thursday Night...West Winds 10 To 15 Knots With Gusts To Around 20 Knots. Seas 2 To 3 Feet. Period 4 Seconds. Intracoastal Waters A Light Chop.
Friday...West Winds 5 To 15 Knots Becoming Northwest 10 To 15 Knots In The Evening. Seas 2 To 3 Feet. Intracoastal Waters A Light Chop. Chance Of Showers In The Afternoon.
Friday Night...Northeast Winds 10 To 15 Knots. Seas 2 To 3 Feet Along The Coast And 2 To 4 Feet With Occasional To 5 Feet In The Gulf Stream. Intracoastal Waters A Moderate Chop.
Saturday...East Southeast Winds 10 To 15 Knots. Seas 2 To 4 Feet With Occasional Seas To 5 Feet. Intracoastal Waters A Moderate Chop. Slight Chance Of Showers In The Afternoon.
Saturday Night...Southeast Winds 15 To 20 Knots. Seas 2 To 4 Feet With Occasional Seas To 5 Feet. Intracoastal Waters Choppy In Exposed Areas.
Sunday...South Southeast Winds 15 To 20 Knots With Gusts To Around 25 Knots. Seas 2 To 4 Feet With Occasional Seas To 5 Feet. Intracoastal Waters A Moderate Chop.
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AMZ600: Synopsis for Jupiter Inlet to Ocean Reef FL out to 60 nm and for East Cape Sable to Bonita Beach FL out to 60 nm
334 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

Generally benign marine conditions are expected for the next several days. A cold front could bring an increased chance for showers and thunderstorms to the area early next week.

Gulf Stream Hazards: None.
The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Apr 07, 2020 at 1200 UTC...
- 14 nautical miles east northeast of Fowey Rocks. 19 nautical miles east northeast of Port Everglades.
- 12 nautical miles east of Lake Worth.
- 12 nautical miles east of Jupiter Inlet.
Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Miami FL
343am EDT Wednesday April 8 2020

.Short Term (Through Thursday)... Warm and dry weather is expected for the next couple of days with surface high pressure to the south bringing westerly flow to the area. An East Coast seabreeze could develop this afternoon, but it will likely remain pinned against the coast given the deep westerly flow across the area. Above-normal temperatures are expected both today and Thursday with high temperatures ranging from the mid 80s along the Gulf Coast to the low 90s across the interior both days. Precipitable water increases some heading into Thursday with the ridging breaking down a bit as a cold front pushes across the SE CONUS and into North Florida.

.Long Term... Thursday Night and Friday... Mid to upper tropospheric ridging will prevail from the Gulf of Mexico through the northwest Caribbean Sea. This will support weak surface ridging on Thursday evening before the ridge axis displaces to our south on Friday. The deep layer ridging should suppress shower development on Thursday night, with slightly better chances by Friday with a weak trough along the Atlantic coast. That said, the better rain chances appear to be towards northern portions of our area from the Lake Region towards Palm Beach County. Given southwesterly low-level winds and deep ridging very warm temperatures should prevail, with values averaging 5-10 degrees above seasonal averages. Highs inland will generally be in the lower 90s with upper 80s along the coasts. Lows over the interior should be in the low to mid 60s, with low to mid 70s for the east coast metro areas and beaches.

Saturday through Wednesday
The mid-level ridge will weaken in response to a series of low amplitude perturbations crossing the northern Gulf of Mexico and Gulf Coast states. The aforementioned frontal zone should remain stalled in the central/southern Florida vicinity allowing for slightly cooler temperatures on Saturday and an easterly wind regime. Thereafter, a stronger shortwave trough should cross the Southeast CONUS early next week while escorting a broad surface low. Return flow will allow our winds to swing around to a southwesterly direction by early next week with a push of warm/moist advection associated with a 30-35 kt low-level jet. Warm temperatures prevail through early next week with 90s for most inland areas (80s along the coasts) and 70s overnight. Shower chances should increase somewhat into early next week, albeit the most recent global model runs appear slower and a little more dubious with when (if?) an actual frontal passage occurs. There may be a window for thunderstorm chances early next week given the uptick in instability and a possible front in the vicinity.

Marine
Generally benign marine conditions are expected for the next several days. A cold front could bring an increased chance for showers and thunderstorms to the waters early next week.

.Aviation... VFR conditions are expected through the period.

.Beach Forecast... A high risk of rip currents continues for the Palm Beaches today due to northeasterly long-period swell. A moderate risk of rip currents is forecast for the Broward and Miami-Dade county beaches today. The rip current risk will decrease for the Atlantic beaches Thursday as the swell continues to subside.

NOAA Miami FL Office: Watches - Warnings - Advisories
FL...High Rip Current Risk through this evening for FLZ168.

AM...None. GM...None.

Short Term and Aviation/BeachMarine
32/MM Long Term...34/SPM