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25.84928° -80.09667°
25° 50' 58" N 80° 5' 48" W
25° 50.96 N 80° 5.8 W

Depth: 218' Relief: 15'
Date Reef Deployed: 2/12/71
Reef Materials: Ship Steel 110' Freighter
Reef Description: 110' Steel Ship Lotus
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Observations from ships and stations within 100 nautical miles of Lotus Reef Latitude: 25.84928 Longitude: -80.09667
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National Hurricane Center

ABNT20 KNHC 302336

Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
700 PM EST Fri Nov 30 2018

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

This is the last regularly scheduled Tropical Weather Outlook of
the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season.  Routine issuance of the
Tropical Weather Outlook will resume on June 1, 2019.  During the
off-season, Special Tropical Weather Outlooks will be issued as
conditions warrant.

Forecaster Beven

Marine Forecast for Lotus Reef as requested 00:40:54, Apr 26
NWS Forecast for: 3NM SSE Bal Harbour FL
Atlantic Ocean

Issued by: National Weather Service Miami - South Florida
Last Update: 9:16 pm EDT Apr 25, 2019

Overnight: S wind around 9 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft. Dominant period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

Friday: S wind 9 to 14 kt. A slight chance of showers between 11am and 2pm. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 3 to 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

Friday Night: W wind 9 to 13 kt becoming NW after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Dominant period 3 to 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

Saturday: N wind 7 to 11 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Dominant period 3 seconds increasing to 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop becoming smooth.

Saturday Night: E wind around 7 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 2 ft. Intracoastal waters smooth.

Sunday: SE wind around 7 kt. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft. Intracoastal waters smooth.

Sunday Night: E wind around 8 kt. Clear. Seas around 2 ft. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

Monday: E wind 7 to 11 kt. A slight chance of showers. Seas around 2 ft. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

Monday Night: E wind around 14 kt. A slight chance of showers. Seas 2 to 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

Marine Point Forecast: 25.84°N 80.1°W
Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

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Popular artificial reefs near Lotus Reef

Walke Q
Depth: 282 ft. (85.95 m)
Distance: 1.85 miles (1.61 nautical)
Location: 25.8261° -80.081667°
Heading: SSE (153°)
Dade County

Water Tower Reef
Depth: 170 ft. (51.82 m)
Distance: 1.95 miles (1.69 nautical)
Location: 25.82505° -80.080533°
Heading: SSE (153°)
Dade County

Betek Ar Pen Ship
Depth: 110 ft. (33.53 m)
Distance: 1.98 miles (1.72 nautical)
Location: 25.82255° -80.085217°
Heading: SSE (162°)
Dade County

Steel Deck Barge
Depth: 111 ft. (33.83 m)
Distance: 1.99 miles (1.73 nautical)
Location: 25.822667° -80.084383°
Heading: SSE (160°)
Dade County

St Henry Express
Depth: 113 ft. (34.44 m)
Distance: 2.02 miles (1.75 nautical)
Location: 25.822017° -80.084983°
Heading: SSE (162°)
Dade County

Deep Freeze
Depth: 135 ft. (41.15 m)
Distance: 2.10 miles (1.82 nautical)
Location: 25.821717° -80.082533°
Heading: SSE (158°)
Dade County

Depth: 135 ft. (41.15 m)
Distance: 2.10 miles (1.82 nautical)
Location: 25.821683° -80.082467°
Heading: SSE (158°)
Dade County

Tortuga Ship
Depth: 110 ft. (33.53 m)
Distance: 2.10 miles (1.82 nautical)
Location: 25.8209° -80.084767°
Heading: SSE (162°)
Dade County

Gimrockatlas Recycling Barge
Depth: 112 ft. (34.14 m)
Distance: 2.13 miles (1.85 nautical)
Location: 25.820417° -80.084417°
Heading: SSE (162°)
Dade County

San Raphael
Depth: 282 ft. (85.95 m)
Distance: 2.21 miles (1.92 nautical)
Location: 25.8302° -80.068067°
Heading: SE (131°)
Dade County


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Tide Predictions near Lotus Reef

Indian Creek Golf Club ICWW Florida
Distance: 3.40 miles (2.95 nautical)
Location: 25.875° -80.1433° NW (307°)

Haulover Pier north Miami Beach Florida
Distance: 4.00 miles (3.48 nautical)
Location: 25.9033° -80.12° NNW (343°)

Bakers Haulover Inlet (inside) Florida
Distance: 4.13 miles (3.58 nautical)
Location: 25.9033° -80.125° NNW (339°)

Biscayne Creek ICWW Florida
Distance: 4.65 miles (4.04 nautical)
Location: 25.88° -80.1633° WNW (303°)

Miami 79th St Causeway Florida
Distance: 4.67 miles (4.05 nautical)
Location: 25.8483° -80.1717° W (270°)

San Marino Island Biscayne Bay Florida
Distance: 5.67 miles (4.92 nautical)
Location: 25.7933° -80.1633° SW (224°)

North Miami Beach Newport Fishing Pier Florida
Distance: 5.76 miles (5.00 nautical)
Location: 25.93° -80.12° NNW (349°)

Sunny Isles Biscayne Creek Florida
Distance: 5.84 miles (5.07 nautical)
Location: 25.9283° -80.13° NNW (344°)

Miami Causeway (east end) Florida
Distance: 5.95 miles (5.17 nautical)
Location: 25.7733° -80.1417° SSW (206°)

Miami Beach (city pier) Florida
Distance: 6.00 miles (5.21 nautical)
Location: 25.7683° -80.1317° SSW (199°)

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