Threat of dangerous surf and rip currents continues for East Coast due to Jose

Tropical Storm Jose will continue to weaken as it moves northeastward then returns southwestward while remaining off the Northeast coast. Jose will produce rain with embedded thunderstorms over parts of coastal Southern New England through Friday. Swells generated by Jose will bring the risk of dangerous surf and rip current conditions for much of the U.S. east coast during the next several days.
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Last Update: 914 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

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Synopsis: Long period northeasterly swell from distant Hurricane Jose will continue to filter into the local Atlantic waters keeping cautionary conditions in the waters off Palm Beach County into Thursday. The wind will gradually increase out of the east on Thursday and become turn more northeast or northerly by this weekend.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Long period northeasterly swell will bring seas up to 6 feet off Palm Beach County.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Sep 19, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

7 nautical miles southeast of Fowey Rocks. 13 nautical miles southeast of Port Everglades. 6 nautical miles east of Lake Worth. 9 nautical miles east southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Rest Of Tonight
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet along the coast and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet in the gulf stream. Period 11 seconds. North northeast swell 3 to 4 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Thursday
East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 11 seconds. North northeast swell around 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers in the morning. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 11 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of showers through the night.
Friday
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 10 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday Night
East winds around 10 knots along the coast to east 10 to 15 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of showers through the night.
Saturday And Saturday Night
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north northwest around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday
Northwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 914 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017
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