Jose Continues to Bring Dangerous Surf and Rip Currents to the East Coast

Post Tropical Jose continues to meander and slowly weaken off the coast of southern New England. Heavy rains bands and thunderstorms are expected to produce 1 to 2 inches of additional rainfall and tropical-storm-force winds. Swells from Jose will bring the risk of dangerous surf and rip current conditions for much of the U.S. East Coast for the next several days.
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Last Update: 414 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

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11NM ESE South Palm Beach FL

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Synopsis: Long period northeasterly swell from Post Tropical Cyclone Jose will continue to linger over the local Atlantic waters through Saturday. As Hurricane Maria is forecast to lift north of the Bahamas late this weekend, a reinforcing swell will arrive, building seas late Sunday into Monday. Moderate east to northeast winds are expected through Saturday, becoming north to northwest late this weekend.

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

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Sep 21, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

6 nautical miles east southeast of Fowey Rocks. 11 nautical miles east of Port Everglades. 5 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth. 8 nautical miles east northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Today
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 10 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tonight
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 10 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Saturday
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 11 seconds. Northeast swell around 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet along the coast and 5 to 7 feet with occasional to 9 feet in the gulf stream. Period 11 seconds. Northeast swell around 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of showers through the night. A slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Sunday
North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet along the coast and 5 to 7 feet with occasional to 9 feet in the gulf stream. North northeast swell 3 to 4 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers . A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. North northeast swell 3 to 4 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
Monday
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet along the coast and 5 to 7 feet with occasional to 9 feet in the gulf stream. North northeast swell 3 to 4 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
Monday Night And Tuesday
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. North northeast swell 3 to 4 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
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Last Update: 414 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017
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