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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
443 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 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-GMZ606-241715-
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-
443 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...a tropical disturbance will move across the area
through Friday, before gradually lifting northeastward and away
from the region during the 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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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-
443 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
light chop. Showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
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.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast
to southwest 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
west 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas less than 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.
.SUNDAY...West 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...South 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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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-
443 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
southwest 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then showers and
thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
west 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas less than 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.
.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-
443 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.TODAY...South southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...
then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to
10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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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-
443 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and southwest
10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Showers
and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and west
southwest 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. 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.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.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 winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...North northeast winds around 5 knots becoming west in
the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters
light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
443 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...West southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...North northwest winds 5 to
10 knots. Seas around 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-
443 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

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

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