733  
FXUS62 KMFL 152305  
AFDMFL  
 
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL  
605 PM EST FRI DEC 15 2017  
   
AVIATION
 
 
VFR CONTINUES THROUGH THE NEXT 24 HOURS AT ALL TERMINALS. LIGHT  
AND VARIABLE WINDS WILL TURN ENE 5-10 KT ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT  
ALL ATLANTIC TERMINALS, WHILE APF MAY EXPERIENCE A WESTERLY FLOW  
WITH AFTERNOON SEA BREEZES.  
 

 
   
UPDATE
 
 
HIGH TEMPERATURES GOT INTO THE MID TO UPPER 70S TODAY RIGHT AROUND  
NORMAL FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR. LOWS TONIGHT WILL BE IN THE UPPER  
50S TO LOW 60S. A FEW AREAS OF PATCHY FOG POSSIBLE ACROSS THE  
INTERIOR AND LAKE OKEECHOBEE REGION TONIGHT. NO MAJOR CHANGES TO  
CURRENT FORECAST.  
 

 
   
PREV DISCUSSION
 
/ISSUED 240 PM EST FRI DEC 15 2017/  
 
DISCUSSION...  
REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT: HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO DOMINATE THE  
WEATHER PATTERN WITH SUNNY SKIES, LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. HIGH  
TEMPERATURES TODAY IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S AROUND NORMAL FOR THIS  
TIME OF YEAR. OVERNIGHT TONIGHT TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE UPPER  
50S TO LOW 60S, WARMER THAN THE PAST FEW NIGHTS. THERE IS A  
CHANCE FOR SOME PATCHY FOG ACROSS THE INTERIOR AND LAKE OKEECHOBEE  
REGION.  
 
SHORT TERM / THIS WEEKEND/: UPPER LEVEL RIDGING OVER THE BAHAMAS  
WILL BEGIN TO EXTEND WESTWARD OVER THE REGION THIS WEEKEND. SURFACE  
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE BAHAMAS AND THE WIND WILL TURN  
MORE EASTERLY BY THE END OF THE WEEKEND. WITH THIS PATTERN IN  
PLACE WE WE WILL SEE A GRADUAL RISE IN TEMPERATURES THIS WEEKEND  
WITH HIGHS IN THE LOW 80S. LOW TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID TO  
UPPER 60S.  
 
LONG TERM/MONDAY INTO NEXT WEEK/: FOR THE START OF NEXT WEEK NOT  
MUCH CHANGES WITH HIGH PRESSURE IN PLACE AND LOW TO NO RAIN  
CHANCES AND TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO WARM INTO THE LOW TO  
MID 80S BY TUESDAY. MODELS ARE SHOWING A COLD FRONT TO MOVE SOUTH  
ACROSS THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE AND REACHING SOUTH FLORIDA MID- EXT  
WEEK. WITH THE FRONT THERE IS A CHANCE OF A FEW SHOWERS ACROSS THE  
AREA. THIS FAR OUT THERE IS UNCERTAINTY WITH THE FRONTS STRENGTH  
AND LOCATION.  
 
MARINE...  
HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO DOMINATE THE WEATHER PATTERN ACROSS  
SOUTH FLORIDA. WINDS WILL BE NORTHEASTERLY 10 TO 15 KNOTS SATURDAY  
BECOMING MORE EASTERLY AROUND 15 KNOTS SUNDAY. DRY WEATHER, WITH  
LOW TO NO RAIN CHANCES THROUGHOUT THE PERIOD.  
 

 
   
PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS
 
 
WEST PALM BEACH 59 78 65 80 / 0 10 10 10  
FORT LAUDERDALE 63 79 69 80 / 0 0 10 10  
MIAMI 63 80 68 81 / 0 0 0 10  
NAPLES 58 78 61 81 / 0 0 0 0  
 

 
   
MFL WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
 
 
FL...NONE.  
AM...NONE.  
GM...NONE.  

 
 
UPDATE...33/KELLY  
DISCUSSION...33/KELLY  
MARINE...33/KELLY  
AVIATION...17/AR  
 
 
 
 
 
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