DEEPWATER HORIZON (DWH) OIL SPILL WEATHER SUPPORT PAGE

SURFACE OIL NOT A THREAT TO SOUTH FLORIDA (Released 7/30/10)

HURRICANES AND THE OIL SPILL INFORMATION PAGE (Spanish)

TRAJECTORY FORECASTS 

 For trajectory forecasts of the oil spill for the next 3 days visit the NOAA National Ocean Service Response and Restoration Site.

 

GULF STREAM FORECASTS AND SATELLITE PRODUCTS

Gulf Currents
NASA MODIS Satellite
Gulf of Mexico Currents Latest
            NASA MODIS Imagery Spill Site Satellite Floater

Graphicasts Hazardous Wx Outlook
Graphical Gulf Marine                                    Forecast Graphical Gulf Marine                                    Forecast

  South Florida RADAR SITES

Miami Key West Tampa Melbourne
Local  radar for Miami - click to enlarge

Local
            Radar for Key West - Click to enlarge

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 OFFICIAL MARINE FORECASTS ACROSS COASTAL LOCATIONS IN SOUTH FLORIDA

Point Forecasts below are valid for a radius of nearly 5 km around the specified point. Zone forecaster are valid for a much larger zone spanning 20 nautical miles from the coast and for area wide conditions is more representative.

Point

Zone

2NM SE of Miami Beach

3NM ESE Fort Lauderdale

2NM NE West Palm Beach

4NM West of Naples

Nearshore Miami Dade

Nearshore Broward

Nearshore Palm Beach

Nearshore Naples

OFFICIAL WIND FORECAST GRAPHICS

00HR
00HR Winds
06HR
06HR Winds
12HR
12HR Winds
18HR
18HR Winds
24HR
24HR Winds
 30HR
30HR Winds
 36HR
36HR Winds
42HR
42HR Winds
   48HR
48HR Winds
72HR
72HR Winds
 

OFFICIAL WAVE FORECAST GRAPHICS

00HR
12HR Waves
06HR
24HR Waves
12HR
36HR Waves
18HR
48HR Waves
24HR
48HR Waves
30HR
48HR Waves
36HR
48HR Waves
42HR
48HR Waves
  48HR
48HR Waves
72HR
48HR Waves
 


BUOY DATA INFORMATION

 Buoy Observations Around Florida

EXPERIMENTAL SOUTH FLORIDA COUPLED GULF STREAM AND WAVE FORECASTS

These forecasts are produced by WFO Miami using the Simulating WAves Nearshore (SWAN) wave model and the Real Time Ocean Forecast System Gulf Stream Forecasts. For additional Ouput Visit the SWAN Model Page.

Significant Wave Height

12HR
SWAN HR12
18HR
SWAN 18HR
24HR
SWAN 24HR
30HR
SWAN 30HR
36HR
SWAN HR36
42HR
SWAN HR42
48HR
SWAN HR48
54HR
SWAN HR54
  60HR
SWAN HR60
84HR
SWAN HR84
 

Gulf Stream Forecasts

12HR
SWAN HR12
18HR
SWAN 18HR
24HR
SWAN 24HR
30HR
SWAN 30HR
36HR
SWAN HR36
42HR
SWAN HR42
48HR
SWAN HR48
54HR
SWAN HR54
    60HR
SWAN HR60
84HR
SWAN HR84
 

Peak Wave Period and Direction

12HR
SWAN HR12
18HR
SWAN 18HR
24HR
SWAN 24HR
30HR
SWAN 30HR
36HR
SWAN HR36
42HR
SWAN HR42
48HR
SWAN HR48
54HR
SWAN HR54
    60HR
SWAN HR60
84HR
SWAN HR84
 

 Wavelength

12HR
SWAN HR12
18HR
SWAN 18HR
24HR
SWAN 24HR
30HR
SWAN 30HR
36HR
SWAN HR36
42HR
SWAN HR42
48HR
SWAN HR48
54HR
SWAN HR54
    60HR
SWAN HR60
84HR
SWAN HR84
 

 TIDE PREDICITIONS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA

 
Miami Harbor
Lake Worth Pier
Ocean Reef
     
 
Across South Florida (out to 4 days):
 


 

Other Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Information 

 

 

 Important Contacts 
  • For information on the oil spill, please call the Florida State Emergency in Tallahassee at 800.342.3557
  • For NOAA media inquiries, please contact Keeley Belva at keeley.belva@noaa.gov or 301.713.3066
  • For response inquiries, please phone the Joint Information Center (JIC) at 985.902.5231 or 985.902.5240
  • To report oil on land, or for general Community and Volunteer Information, please phone 866.448.5816
  • To report oiled or injured wildlife, please phone 866.557.1401
  • To discuss spill related damage claims, please phone 800.440.0858
  • BP is asking fishermen for their assistance in cleaning up the oil spill. BP is calling this the Vessel of Opportunities Program and through it, BP is looking to contract shrimp boats, oyster boats and other vessels for hire to deploy boom in the Gulf of Mexico. Fishermen should phone 281.366.5511 about this program.

  

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