...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
Synopsis: A low pressure area that is expected to develop just to the east
of Florida later tonight will bring several days of very
hazardous boating conditions across the local waters. North
northeasterly gales and hazardous seas are expected to overspread
the Atlantic waters on Wednesday, with hazardous conditions
developing over the Gulf waters and Lake Okeechobee into
Wednesday night. Winds and seas will gradually improve on Friday
as the low moves east away from the area. Lastly, rain showers
will be possible throughout the day Wednesday with a slight
chance for thunderstorms across the Atlantic waters.
.GULF STREAM HAZARDS... Gale conditions developing Wednesday
morning, with increasing seas Wednesday, especially in/around
the Gulf Stream where seas can reach up to 14 to 17 ft.
The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Mar 26, 2019 at 1200 UTC...
7 nautical miles east northeast of Fowey Rocks.
7 nautical miles east of Port Everglades.
8 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth.
11 nautical miles east of Jupiter Inlet.
This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.
Rest Of Tonight
Southwest winds 10 knots becoming northwest after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Chance of showers through the night.
North northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 40 knots in the evening. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet in the afternoon. Period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
North winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around 40 knots. Seas 9 to 11 feet with occasional seas to 14 feet. Period 7 seconds. North swell 3 feet increasing to 3 to 4 feet after midnight. Chance of showers through the night.
North northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around 35 knots. Seas 9 to 11 feet with occasional seas to 14 feet. Period 9 seconds. North swell 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Northeast winds around 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 8 to 10 feet with occasional seas to 13 feet. North swell 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers.
East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet. North swell around 3 feet in the morning.
East northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet.
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers.
East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers.