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Threat of dangerous surf and rip currents continues for East Coast due to Jose

Tropical Storm Jose will continue to weaken as it moves northeastward then returns southwestward while remaining off the Northeast coast. Jose will produce rain with embedded thunderstorms over parts of coastal Southern New England through Friday. Swells generated by Jose will bring the risk of dangerous surf and rip current conditions for much of the U.S. east coast during the next several days. Read More >

Station     PAFC     Elevation  144 FT
Wed Sep 20 14:20:02 UTC 2017

Morning Vent Factor:

Temperature           46 Deg F
Mixing Depth MSL      21.3 m
Mixing Depth AGL      0 m
Transport Wind        1.54 m/s
Vent Factor           0

Forecast for Afternoon Vent Factor:

Temperature           55 Deg F
Mixing Depth MSL      517.5 m
Mixing Depth AGL      474.3 m
Transport Wind        1.54 m/s
Vent Factor           731

 Vent Factor is considered a measure of the volume rate of horizontal transport of air within the mixing layer, per unit distance, normal to the wind. Units are measured in square meters per second or knot-feet.