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Currently, it's 3:39 pm Sun Jan 21 2018 in beautiful Miami-Dade County, Florida

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Open Thread wyatt

FOR ALL THE PEOPLE AT THE CITY COMMISSION MEETING THAT WANTED TO SEE THIS

UPDATE: Hey Wyatt, sorry to bust in on your thread but these are HUGE! Not only does City of Miami Beach deserve props for addressing the trash issue. They also, UNANIMOUSLY,passed a resolution opposing offshore drilling! It's attached to this thread.

Oh yeah AND Slater wins Trestles - that makes 5 of 7 contests this year - heading for a 9th world title!

Fun chop session 5 to 6:30 last evening. Thanks to the City Board of Commissioners for taking a break right before the litter issue was read so we could get some. After decades of neglect, Commissioner Libbin is leading the charge to stop litter on the beach and Miami Beach in general. ABOUT TIME!

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WE INTERUPT THIS WIND CHOP FOR AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE

new time certain for Commissioner Libbin's Beach Trash Ordinance Discussion is now 3:30 p.m.  Please forward this message to anyone interested in attending today's Commission meeting (September 10, 2008).  The Commission meeting is held at City Hall 1700 Convention Center Drive, 3rd Floor Commission Chambers.

Get out of the water and drop in on the commission meeting!No dress code required.

Gerg Gordon, please do NOT come with TJ in those matching French Maid outfits.

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Ike WC is here

  Ike sitting below us and churning.  Barely a cat 1 but with an expanded windfield of TS force winds.  Winds still East around here but slowly turning SE (already 100 deg) . That turn should continue all day . Wind speeds sustained in the lower 30's in our area and near 40's below us in the Keys.  More of the same monster chop we saw yesterday but with more underlying windswell.  Partial cleanup as the winds turn more SE.  No S or SW winds predicted so a complete cleanup not expected.  Tomorrow should be the cleanest day as the SE winds drop . Further out IKe restrengthens in the GOM and sends a nice swell to the West coast (he'll be moving slow enough to send a decent swell). That should last into the weekend but drop off Sunday as Ike moves in Texas (based on current Tracks).  If I wasn't headed to South America I would def be headed over to the west coast again. I'm almost bummed to be leaving when the home turf has served up plenty of excellent surf but it will be tempered by the fact spring time is the best time of year down in Chile ( 10 ft at 16 sec slated for Thursday).  It's turned out to be a great season around here and I hope it continues. We are still due for a clean swell in our area.

Enjoy   Smile

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Recent Observations
from: Sun 21 Jan 18 03:00 pm
Spot st. augustine
(41012)
canaveral
(41009)
canaveral east
(41010)
ft. pierce
(41114)
lake worth
(lkwf1)
fowey rocks
(fwyf1)
Time
Wed 19 Feb 14 07:00 am
Observation is 34376 hours old
Sun 21 Jan 18 03:00 pm
Tue 10 Oct 17 10:00 pm
Observation is 2466 hours old
Sun 21 Jan 18 03:00 pm
Sun 21 Jan 18 03:00 pm
Sun 21 Jan 18 03:00 pm
Wind ----E (110)
@ 13.7 kt
----n/a (n/a)
@ -- kt
NE (60)
@ 15.1 kt
NE (60)
@ 16.1 kt
Atmp/SST ----72.1 F/71.8 F----n/a F/65.5 F72.3 F/72.1 F73.2 F/73.8 F
Significant Waves ----------3.3 ft @ 11 sec----
Wind Waves ----2 ft @ 3.8 sec----2.6 ft @ 4.8 sec----
Swell ----2.3 ft @ 10 sec----1.6 ft @ 11.1 sec----
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Synopsis: ....high pressure over the eastern u.s. and western atlantic will combine with low pressure over the western caribbean to bring moderate to occasionally fresh east to southeast breezes to the area along with scattered showers and a isolated thunderstorms. tropical storm nate will pass west of the area saturday, bringing fresh southeast winds to the offshore gulf waters. seas will exhibit a moderate chop with significant wave heights generally remaining at or below 6 feet. .gulf stream hazards...none. the approximate location of the west wall of the gulf stream is unavailable at this time.
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Maps

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Tropical Surface Analysis
Tropical Atlantic Surface Analysis Map
created: Sunday January 21, 2018 03:34 pm
Tropical Satellite
Tropical Atlantic Satellite Map from the Weather Channel
created: Sunday January 21, 2018 03:34 pm
WW3 Heights
NOAA WaveWatch3 wave height forecast
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WW3 Periods
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Tides

Miami Tides
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