Active Weather Pattern in the West and into the Central U.S.

A series of weather systems will bring locally heavy rain, 1 to 3 feet of mountain snow, and strong winds up to 75 mph across the western states. Later this weekend and early next week, a strong low pressure system will spread wintry conditions and strong winds from the Plains into the Upper Midwest. Strengthening winds in the Southern Plains will increase fire weather threats. Warmer in the east.
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Last Update: 341 PM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

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6NM ESE Miami Beach FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Moderate east winds will continue over the South Florida waters through the weekend and into early next week. Seas will subside to 2 feet or less in the Gulf and 3 to 4 feet in the Atlantic through the weekend, though they will remain choppy over the local Atlantic. There will be a slight chance of showers this weekend through early next week.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Jan 19, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

6 nautical miles east southeast of Fowey Rocks. 12 nautical miles east northeast of Port Everglades. 5 nautical miles east of Lake Worth. 11 nautical miles east of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Tonight
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Saturday
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Saturday Night
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to east 15 to 20 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
Sunday
East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
Sunday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.
Monday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
Monday Night
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
Tuesday
East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
Tuesday Night
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
Wednesday
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
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Last Update: 341 PM EST Fri Jan 19 2018
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