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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
240 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...DRY AND COMFORTABLE WEATHER WILL CONTINUE OVER SOUTH FLORIDA
THROUGH REST OF THIS WEEK...

.SHORT TERM...
LOW PRESSURE OFF THE MID ATLANTIC WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTHEAST
TODAY INTO TONIGHT ALLOWING FOR A DRY COLD FRONT OVER THE
SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES TO MOVE SOUTHWARD TODAY AND THROUGH
SOUTH FLORIDA TONIGHT. THIS FRONT WILL REINFORCE THE DRY AND
COOLER WEATHER OVER SOUTH FLORIDA TODAY INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
HIGHS TODAY WILL BE AROUND 70 BEFORE ONLY GETTING UP INTO MID TO
UPPER 60S FOR WEDNESDAY. LOWS TONIGHT AND ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT WILL
BE IN THE 40S OVER MOST OF SOUTH FLORIDA EXCEPT 50S EAST COAST
METRO AREAS.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD INTO THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES
FOR LATE THIS WEEK ALLOW FOR THE WIND FLOW TO BECOME MORE EASTERLY
OVER THE AREA. THIS IN TURN WILL ALLOW FOR A SLOW WARMING TREND
OVER SOUTH FLORIDA LATE THIS WEEK ALONG WITH KEEPING THE DRY
WEATHER IN PLACE.

.LONG TERM...
THE HIGH WILL THEN MOVE EAST INTO THE WESTERN ATLANTIC WATERS THIS
WEEKEND ALLOWING FOR ANOTHER COLD FRONT TO MOVE SOUTH INTO CENTRAL
FLORIDA BEFORE STALLING OUT. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR THE WIND FLOW TO
BECOME MORE SOUTHEAST OVER SOUTH FLORIDA ALONG WITH A FEW SHOWERS
OVER THE PALM BEACH COUNTY AREA.

THE FRONT SHOULD THEN MOVE BACK NORTHWARD INTO THE SOUTHEASTERN
UNITED STATES EARLY NEXT WEEK...AS LOW PRESSURE IS FORECAST BY THE
LONG RANGE MODELS TO DEVELOP IN THE GULF OF MEXICO AND MOVE
NORTHEAST TOWARDS THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES. THIS SHOULD
ALLOW FOR THE WIND FLOW TO BECOME MORE SOUTHERLY OVER THE AREA
BRINGING IN SOME LOW LEVEL MOISTURE TO THE AREA. THEREFORE...ISOLATED
TO SCATTERED SHOWERS HAVE BEEN ADDED TO THE FORECAST FOR EARLY
NEXT WEEK OVER SOUTH FLORIDA.

&&

.MARINE...
THE BREEZY TO WINDY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DECREASE THIS MORNING AND
BECOME WESTERLY AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. THE WINDS WILL
THEN BECOME NORTHWEST AGAIN LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY WITH
SPEEDS AGAIN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BEHIND THE PASSAGE OF
THE COLD FRONT. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR THE ATLANTIC SEAS TO REMAIN
AROUND 7 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. FOR THE
GULF SIDE...THE SEAS WILL FALL BELOW 7 FEET BY THIS AFTERNOON AND
REMAIN IN THE 4 TO 6 FEET RANGE IN THE OFF SHORE GULF WATERS THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THEREFORE...THE SCA HAS BEEN EXTENDED
UNTIL WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR THE ATLANTIC WATERS. THE SCA FOR THE
GULF WATERS WILL CONTINUE UNTIL 1 PM EST TODAY AND FOR LAKE
OKEECHOBEE AND BISCAYNE BAY WATERS UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING.

THE HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL ALSO BE EXTENDED UNTIL 7 PM EST
THIS EVENING FOR THE GULF BEACHES OF SOUTH FLORIDA DUE TO THE
WESTERLY WINDS.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
WEST PALM BEACH  70  51  66  54 /   0   0   0   0 
FORT LAUDERDALE  71  53  68  56 /   0   0   0   0 
MIAMI            72  54  69  57 /   0   0   0   0 
NAPLES           68  52  66  46 /   0   0   0   0 

&&

.MFL WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR FLZ069.

AM...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 7 PM EST WEDNESDAY FOR AMZ650-651-670-
     671.

     SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING FOR AMZ610-630.

GM...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON FOR GMZ656-
     657-676.

&&

$$

SHORT TERM...54/BNB
LONG TERM....54/BNB

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