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Tropical Storm Joaquin

Updated: 11am EDT Wed Oct 7 2015
Wind: 70 MPH | Location: 41.0N 45.6W | Movement: ENE
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Forecast Pete

Red Alert, Red alert , Joaquin looks like a swell maker

In case you live in a cave and haven't noticed, there is a cat 4 out there in the Central Bahamas .  I don't expect this forum to take off like in years past (yea I know, its passe ) but damn there has to be some lurkers here that can chime in . This is what we were originally all about .  Anyhows I've been watching dis spinner from afar in my Homeland 5,000 miles away . Incidentally I was back in South Fla this past weekend for family tragedy but only stayed a few days .  Twin Brother Rod scored excellent waves Tuesday upcoast (By Fla standards) . I missed it by one day (Boo hoo) . I'll try to post some of his pics .

    Anyhows back to the present moment . Joaquin has been givning the models fits but the track seems to be more in alignment now . Here's the good news : Probable slot swell sometime today . Yes they are fabled and short lived so if you score , brag all about it right here . As Joaquin  rides da ridge North it will enter the Central Fla swell window . Expect East swell shld high or so , maybe mo bigga or maybe mo smalla (You know this is Fla ) Sometime Saturday . Winds will be veering NW then West (Can it get any better).  Big problem is the storm will now be racing NE and at a good clip which always spells bummers as we have come to learn . Still there is good potential for East swell upcoast Saturday into Sunday and possible NE swell on Monday , even a fabled kick back swell with a more Northerly direction Late Monday into Tueaday . The big question is : " Will South beach work?" . I've already been asked that question and i would say No. it doesnt look like a swell maker for down Southland . But for those that beleive in Virginia and Santa Claus , there is still a glimmer of hope. Fla has been wave starved for too long , let the swell trains roll in .

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Recent Observations
from: Wed 07 Oct 15 02:00 pm
Spot st. augustine
canaveral east
ft. pierce
lake worth
fowey rocks
Wed 19 Feb 14 07:00 am
Observation is 14287 hours old
Wed 07 Oct 15 02:00 pm
Wed 07 Oct 15 02:00 pm
Wed 07 Oct 15 02:00 pm
Wed 07 Oct 15 02:00 pm
Wed 07 Oct 15 02:00 pm
Wind ----N (360)
@ 11.8 kt
NW (330)
@ 21.6 kt
n/a (n/a)
@ -- kt
n/a (n/a)
@ -- kt
E (90)
@ 2.9 kt
Atmp/SST ----79 F/82.8 F77.5 F/83.8 Fn/a F/82.9 F81.3 F/83.8 F81 F/82.4 F
Significant Waves --------4.6 ft @ 12 sec----
Wind Waves ----2.6 ft @ 4.5 sec3.6 ft @ 5.3 sec3 ft @ 9.9 sec----
Swell ----3.6 ft @ 12.9 sec6.9 ft @ 11.4 sec3.6 ft @ 11.8 sec----
from: 1032 am edt wed oct 7 2015
Synopsis: ....a weak surface boundary will linger across regional waters the next few days resulting in light and variable winds at times. a long period northeast swell continues to affect the atlantic waters with seas to around 6 feet possible off the palm beach county coast and in the gulf stream through today before decreasing tonight. .gulf stream hazards...seas from 4 to 6 feet mainly east of palm beach county today. the approximate location of the west wall of the gulf stream as of oct 06, 2015 at 1200 utc... 14 nautical miles east of fowey rocks. 19 nautical miles east southeast of port everglades. 16 nautical miles east of lake worth. 16 nautical miles east of jupiter inlet. this data courtesy of the naval oceanographic office.
__/(__/(__/(__( rest of today tonight thursday thursday night
windwest southwest 5 to 10 knotseast southeast around 5 knotseast southeast around 5 knotseast southeast 5 to 10 knots
seas 2 to 4 ft 2 to 4 ft 2 to 4 ft 2 to 3 ft


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