Active Weather Continues in the West; Potent Cold Front to Move Through the East this Weekend

A complex weather system will continue to bring active conditions over the Western U.S. through early Saturday, including more heavy snowfall through the Rockies. Farther east, a potent cold front will advance through the Ohio Valley Saturday, bringing rain and a few strong thunderstorms. As the front clears the east coast on Sunday, colder and gusty conditions will return.
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Last Update: 940 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

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Miami - South Florida Local Forecast Office

36NM E Bal Harbour FL

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...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
Synopsis: High pressure over the eastern United States extending south over Florida will keep a moderate NE wind today, then decrease as the high pressure moves over the Atlantic and weakens Saturday and Sunday. A cold front will move across the local waters Sunday evening, bringing with it increasing NE to E wind and seas for early next week, along with increasing showers.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Nov 16, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Rest Of Today
Winds northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet along the coast and 4 to 6 feet with occasional to 8 feet in the gulf stream. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
Tonight
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to east northeast 15 to 20 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
Saturday
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Saturday Night
East southeast winds 5 knots becoming west northwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
Sunday
North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north northeast in the evening. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters light chop.
Sunday Night
North winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to north northeast 15 to 20 knots in the gulf stream. Seas around 2 feet building to 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet after midnight. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers.
Monday
East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet along the coast and 4 to 6 feet with occasional to 8 feet in the gulf stream. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers.
Monday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers.
Tuesday
Winds east southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 940 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017
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