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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
942 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 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.

AMZ600-GMZ606-241415-
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-
942 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A tropical disturbance will remain in the vicinity of
South Florida through Friday, before gradually lifting northeastward
and away from the region this weekend. Periods of thunderstorms
throughout the weekend will bring locally gusty winds and higher
seas. Away from convection, south to southwest wind of around 15
KT are expected, with seas of 3-4 feet or less.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...none.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Aug 23, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

  8 nautical miles east northeast of Fowey Rocks.
  6 nautical miles east of Port Everglades.
  8 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth.
  6 nautical miles east of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-241415-
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-
942 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast
to south southeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Numerous showers and
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots along the
coast to south 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Numerous showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast
to south southwest 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY...South southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
less than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.

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AMZ651-671-241415-
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-
942 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Widespread showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to south
15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around 2 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Numerous showers
and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Numerous showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast
to south 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers
and thunderstorms likely in the morning...then a chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening...then showers and thunderstorms
likely after midnight.
.SATURDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
less than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters
light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

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Biscayne Bay-
942 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Numerous showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. Numerous showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...South southwest winds around 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds around 5 knots. Bay
waters smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.

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GMZ656-657-241415-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
942 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in
the morning...then numerous showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore
and south southwest 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then numerous
showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Winds southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore
and southwest around 10 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
942 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in
the morning...then numerous showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

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Lake Okeechobee-
942 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then
isolated showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then
numerous showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...
then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the
evening...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight. Showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West northwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.MONDAY...West northwest winds around 5 knots becoming southwest
in the afternoon. Lake waters smooth. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

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