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Please call our Beach Conditions Hotline at 954-828-4597 for more information. Enjoy our beautiful beach and stay safe!

Date:

Friday, January 20th, 2017 at 7:00 am.           

Weather Forecast:

Partly cloudy. High temperature 83 degrees. We are expecting winds to be South at 10 to 15 mph. Currently, we have South-Southeast wind at 3 mph; Humidity 92%; Dew Point 61 degrees; Barometric Pressure 30.00 inches; UV Index 5 out of 10; Visibility 9 miles; Sunrise will be at 7:09 am, and Sunset will be at 5:54 pm.
 

Marine Forecast:

Today: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. The wave period will be 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Tonight: South winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. The wave period will be 3 seconds increasing to 8 seconds after midnight. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

Ocean Water Conditions:

Currently, we have flat/calm surf conditions with a north-running current and excellent under-water visibility.

Intracoastal Water Conditions:

Currently Intracoastal water are flat/calm, but expect a light chop later on in the day as winds pick up out of the South.

Air Temperature:

64-83 degrees.
Water Temperature (Ocean): 74 degrees.

High Tide:

1:57 PM @ +2.11 feet.

Low Tide:

8:08 AM @ +0.42 feet.

Wind Direction/Speed:

Currently, the wind is South-Southeast at 3 mph, but expect winds to pick up out of the South at 10-15 mph, later in the day.

Sea Pests:

None reported at this time.

Current Warning Flags:

This morning we will be flying our GREEN FLAGS  for LOW-HAZARD bathing conditions with calm-to-small surf and a low probability of rip currents. Please remember to always swim in front of a lifeguard, on the lifeguarded section of Fort Lauderdale public beach, and to consult that lifeguard before entering the ocean, as conditions are always subject to change. Thank you for checking our webpage and have a safe day. Lt. Jim McCrady