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RickI 11-03-2009 01:33 PM

Front #2!
 
Wind inbound (forecast from 11.4.09 am);

for the SE mainland:


Thursday...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Northeast swell 2 to 4 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop becoming choppy in exposed areas in the afternoon. Slight chance of showers.

Thursday Night...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming 20 to 25 knots. Seas 7 to 9 feet. Northeast swell 2 to 4 feet. Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas. Slight chance of showers.

Friday...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 7 to 9 feet. Northeast swell 2 to 4 feet. Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas. Slight chance of showers.

Friday Night...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Northeast swell 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas. Slight chance of showers.

Saturday...East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Northeast swell 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas. Slight chance of showers.

Saturday Night...East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Northeast swell 2 feet. Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas. Slight chance of showers.

Sunday...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas. Slight chance of showers.


and for the Keys;

Thursday...Northeast winds near 15 knots. Seas beyond the reef 3 to 5 feet. Seas higher in the gulf stream. Seas inside the reef around 2 feet. Nearshore waters a moderate chop. Scattered showers.

Thursday Night...Northeast winds increasing to near 20 knots and gusty. Seas beyond the reef building to 5 to 7 feet. Seas higher in the gulf stream. Seas inside the reef building to 2 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters becoming rough. Scattered showers.

Friday...Northeast winds increasing further to 20 to 25 knots and gusty. Seas beyond the reef building to 6 to 8 feet. Seas higher in the gulf stream. Seas inside the reef 3 to 4 feet. Nearshore waters rough. Isolated showers.

Saturday...Northeast to east winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas beyond the reef 6 to 8 feet. Seas higher in the gulf stream. Seas inside the reef 3 to 4 feet. Nearshore waters rough. Isolated showers.

Sunday...East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas beyond the reef 6 to 8 feet. Seas higher in the gulf stream. Seas inside the reef 3 to 4 feet. Nearshore waters rough. Scattered showers.


http://forecast.weather.gov/

noel 11-03-2009 09:53 PM

That's a good one but I like this one better:

Tonight
Northeast winds near 10 knots early...increasing to 10 to 15 knots. Seas beyond the reef around 2 feet...except higher in the Gulf Stream. Seas inside the reef around 1 foot. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Isolated showers.
Wednesday
Northeast winds increasing to near 15 knots. Seas beyond the reef building to 3 to 4 feet...except higher in the Gulf Stream. Seas inside the reef around 2 feet. Nearshore waters a moderate chop. Isolated showers.
Wednesday Night
Northeast winds near 15 knots. Seas beyond the reef 3 to 5 feet...except higher in the Gulf Stream. Seas inside the reef around 2 feet. Nearshore waters a moderate chop. Isolated showers.
Thursday
Northeast winds near 15 knots early...increasing to 15 to 20 knots and gusty. Seas beyond the reef 3 to 5 feet early... building to 4 to 6 feet. Seas higher in the Gulf Stream. Seas inside the reef 2 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters a moderate chop early... becoming choppy. Scattered showers.
Thursday Night Through Friday
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots and gusty. Seas beyond the reef 5 to 9 feet...except higher in the Gulf Stream. Seas inside the reef 2 to 4 feet. Nearshore waters very rough. Scattered showers.
Saturday And Sunday
Northeast to east winds near 20 knots and gusty. Seas beyond the reef 6 to 8 feet...except higher in the Gulf Stream. Seas inside the reef 2 to 4 feet. Nearshore waters rough. Scattered showers.

... and the Ikite forecast looks even better.

RickI 11-04-2009 11:08 AM

My NWS forecast was from yesterday, just updated it with the current one showing higher winds, 20 to 25 kts! Get out your small kites, should be a good weekend.

noel 11-04-2009 12:05 PM

Now I like your forecast better. You got me.

troubleshooter 11-04-2009 08:28 PM

Good things come to those who wait. And boy did we wait.

I will say these first two fronts are rippin mofos!. Sustained 20-25 knots for 4 days straight! And.........Starting on a Friday thru the weekend! The gods must luv us working folks this season.

troubleshooter 11-05-2009 06:51 AM

Holy pressure system Batman! It is now forecast for:

25-30 Knots for Saturday for all of SE Florida!

troubleshooter 11-05-2009 08:01 PM

Ah crap. Back down to only 20-25 knots.

RickI 11-05-2009 08:04 PM

Enjoy it! Just was out in 15 to 20 kts., was a bit low at times. How soon we forget!

Who else got some wind time in today?

troubleshooter 11-05-2009 08:26 PM

Wait! Again. Now the 25-30 knots shifted to the Keys.

SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 25 TO 30
KNOTS...WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS NEAR GALE FORCE. SEAS BEYOND THE REEF
8 TO 11 FEET...EXCEPT HIGHER IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS INSIDE THE
REEF 3 TO 5 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS EXTREMELY ROUGH. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.

SUNDAY
EAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS...WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS NEAR
GALE FORCE. SEAS BEYOND THE REEF 8 TO 11 FEET...EXCEPT HIGHER IN THE
GULF STREAM. SEAS INSIDE THE REEF 3 TO 5 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS
EXTREMELY ROUGH. SCATTERED SHOWERS.


Ugh. Im gonna need a smaller kite!

Ladies and Gents. Keep your head on. Be smart.

RickI 11-06-2009 02:49 PM

A WEEK of 15 to 20 with the bulk 20 to 25 kts?!


OASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 60 NM-
236 PM EST FRI NOV 6 2009

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING


TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

SUNDAY
EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET. EAST SWELL
AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET. EAST
SWELL AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MONDAY
EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET. EAST SWELL
AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MONDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. EAST
SWELL AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. EAST
SWELL 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

for the Keys:

OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY OUT 20 NM-
CRAIG KEY TO THE WEST END OF THE 7 MILE BRIDGE OUT 20 NM-
WEST END OF THE 7 MILE BRIDGE TO KEY WEST OUT 20 NM-
OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY 20 TO 60 NM OUT-
CRAIG KEY TO THE WEST END OF THE 7 MILE BRIDGE 20 TO 60 NM OUT-
WEST END OF THE 7 MILE BRIDGE TO KEY WEST 20 TO 60 NM OUT-
KEY WEST TO 20 NM WEST OF DRY TORTUGAS OUT 60 NM...INCLUDING THE
FLORIDA KEYS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1030 AM EST FRI NOV 6 2009

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT


THIS AFTERNOON
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 25 KNOTS...WITH
OCCASIONAL GUSTS NEAR 35 KNOTS. SEAS BEYOND THE REEF 7 TO 10 FEET...
EXCEPT HIGHER IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS INSIDE THE REEF 3 TO 4 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS EXTREMELY ROUGH. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 25 TO 30
KNOTS...WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS NEAR 35 KNOTS. SEAS BEYOND THE REEF 8
TO 11 FEET...EXCEPT HIGHER IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS INSIDE THE REEF
3 TO 5 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS EXTREMELY ROUGH. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

SUNDAY
EAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS...WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS NEAR 35
KNOTS. SEAS BEYOND THE REEF 8 TO 11 FEET...EXCEPT HIGHER IN THE GULF
STREAM. SEAS INSIDE THE REEF 3 TO 5 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS EXTREMELY
ROUGH. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

MONDAY
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 25 KNOTS. SEAS BEYOND THE
REEF 7 TO 10 FEET. SEAS INSIDE THE REEF 3 TO 5 FEET. NEARSHORE
WATERS EXTREMELY ROUGH. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

TUESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS BEYOND THE REEF 6 TO
9 FEET. SEAS INSIDE THE REEF 2 TO 4 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS ROUGH.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/mfl/marine/


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