Friday, December 30, 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY ROUGH SEAS


 

 

 

 

Small Craft Advisory

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
347 PM EST THU DEC 29 2016 
...COLD FRONT WILL BRING HAZARDOUS MARINE 
CONDITIONS TONIGHT AND INTO
SATURDAY MORNING...

A VIGOROUS COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE SOUTH FLORIDA WATERS
TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY, LEAVING 20 TO 25 KNOT WINDS AND SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 12 FEET IN ITS WAKE, WITH GUSTS UP TO GALE FORCE. SEAS IN
THE GULF STREAM COULD REACH 15 FEET. CONDITIONS IN THE GULF OF
MEXICO WILL ALSO DETERIORATE WITH STRONG WINDS OF 20 TO 25 KNOTS
AND SEAS BUILDING 7 TO 10 FEET.

AMZ630-650-651-670-671-301100-
/O.CON.KMFL.SC.Y.0037.161230T0600Z-161231T1000Z/
BISCAYNE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM
EXCLUDING THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF BAHAMAS-
347 PM EST THU DEC 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM FRIDAY TO
5 AM EST SATURDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35
  KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
420 PM EST THU DEC 29 2016

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
301200-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-BISCAYNE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM
EXCLUDING THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF BAHAMAS-GLADES-HENDRY-
INLAND PALM BEACH-METRO PALM BEACH-COASTAL COLLIER-INLAND COLLIER-
INLAND BROWARD-METRO BROWARD-INLAND MIAMI-DADE-METRO MIAMI-DADE-
MAINLAND MONROE-COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI-
DADE-FAR SOUTH MIAMI-DADE-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
420 PM EST THU DEC 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ALL WATERS BEGINNING TONIGHT...
...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ATLANTIC BEACHES...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

RIP CURRENTS: THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR THE
ATLANTIC BEACHES.

WIND: NORTHWEST TO NORTH SUSTAINED WIND WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS OVER THE ATLANTIC, GULF, AND LAKE OKEECHOBEE WATERS LATE
TONIGHT. PLEASE SEE THE LATEST COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR MORE
INFORMATION.

WAVES: SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FEET IN THE ATLANTIC, OCCASIONALLY TO
15 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM, AND 7 TO 10 FEET IN THE GULF. PLEASE SEE
THE LATEST COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR MORE INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A COLD FRONT WILL EXIT SOUTH FLORIDA ON FRIDAY. GUSTY NORTH NORTHEAST
WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS ON
FRIDAY OVER ALL SOUTH FLORIDA WATERS WITH CONTINUED SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY CONDITIONS. PLEASE SEE THE LATEST COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
FOR MORE INFORMATION.

TEMPERATURES WILL DROP INTO THE 40S OVER INTERIOR AND WESTERN
SECTIONS OF SOUTH FLORIDA LATE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING,
WITH UPPER 30S POSSIBLE FOR PORTIONS OF HENDRY AND GLADES COUNTIES.
WIND CHILL VALUES MAY DROP TO BELOW 40 DEGREES OVER PARTS OF GLADES
AND HENDRY COUNTIES AS WELL AS INTERIOR SECTIONS OF COLLIER COUNTY
DURING THE PRE-DAWN AND EARLY MORNING HOURS ON SATURDAY.

THE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL BE AT LEAST MODERATE FOR BOTH THE GULF AND
ATLANTIC BEACHES FRIDAY, WITH A CONTINUED ELEVATED RIP CURRENT RISK
CONTINUING INTO THE WEEKEND FOR THE ATLANTIC BEACHES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
MIAMI WEBSITE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIAMI.

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