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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
246 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

Atlantic coastal waters from Jupiter Inlet to Ocean Reef out to 60
nm and Gulf coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee out
20 nm and Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach out 60 nm...including the
waters of Biscayne Bay and Lake Okeechobee.

Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest 1/3
of the waves...along with the occasional height of the average highest
10 percent of the waves.

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Synopsis for Jupiter Inlet to Ocean Reef FL out to 60 nm and for East
Cape Sable to Bonita Beach FL out to 60 nm-
246 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will continue to build across South
Florida the next few days, leading to dry weather with light and
variable winds. A weak frontal passage on Saturday will bring
stronger northeasterly flow around 15 knots, veering easterly on
Sunday. No significant rain chances through the period.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Dec 12, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

  2 nautical miles east northeast of Fowey Rocks.
  5 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
  9 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth.
  7 nautical miles east southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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Coastal waters from Jupiter Inlet to Deerfield Beach FL out
20 NM-
Waters from Jupiter Inlet to Deerfield Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
246 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...West winds around 5 knots becoming north northwest
after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Period 10 seconds becoming
3 seconds after midnight. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast
to north northeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along
the coast to southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.

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Coastal waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL from 20 to 60 NM
excluding the territorial waters of Bahamas-
246 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
6 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

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Biscayne Bay-
246 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...North northwest winds 5 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 5 knots becoming north northeast
after midnight. Bay waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Bay waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Bay waters a light chop.

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Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
246 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...East southeast winds 5 knots becoming west southwest in
the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 5 seconds. Bay and
inland waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...Winds north northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Period 5 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore
and east northeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
246 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...South winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 5 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 3 seconds.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east northeast
in the evening. Seas around 2 feet.

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Lake Okeechobee-
246 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Lake waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming southwest in
the evening. Lake waters smooth.

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