By Craig Setzer

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Temperatures in South Florida this week are running 5 to 10 degrees above normal as highs climb into the mid 80s.

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Relief is in sight though with a strong cold front that will bring a 10 to 15 degree temperature drop by the weekend.

While the air behind the front won’t be “cool”, it will be cooler.

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In addition to the cooler temperatures, the breeze will pick up off the ocean.

Don’t expect the cooler highs in the 70s to last long as warmth returns for Christmas week.

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Craig Setzer