Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
904 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 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-GMZ606-231415-
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-
904 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
Southeasterly flow will prevail as high pressure over the region
shifts eastward into the Atlantic. Drier air over the Atlantic
today will help limit shower coverage as it spreads over a good
portion of the region. An approaching cold front on Tuesday will
increase shower and storm activity with winds veering more
southerly.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...4 to 5 foot seas this afternoon.


The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Oct 21, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

  9 nautical miles east of Fowey Rocks.
 13 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
 13 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth.
 11 nautical miles east of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-231415-
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-
904 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of
showers late in the evening...then a chance of showers after
midnight.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers in the morning...
then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the
coast to south southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South winds around 10 knots along the coast to south
southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of
showers in the morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms through
the day. Showers likely in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Along the coast, south southwest winds around
10 knots becoming west northwest after midnight. In the Gulf
Stream, south southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west in
the morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots along the coast to
north northwest 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots in
the Gulf Stream. Along the coast, seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. In the Gulf Stream, seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet building to 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas to 9 feet in the afternoon. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet along the coast and
5 to 7 feet with occasional to 9 feet in the Gulf Stream.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet along the coast and 4 to 6 feet with occasional to 8 feet
in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

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AMZ651-671-231415-
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-
904 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds around 20 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of
showers.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers in the
morning...then a chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Winds south southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west
southwest in the morning. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal
waters a light chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Along the
coast, seas 2 to 3 feet. In the Gulf Stream, seas 2 to 3 feet
building to 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet in the
afternoon. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers likely
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet along the coast and 5 to 7 feet with occasional to
9 feet in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet along the coast and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet
in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 10 knots along the
coast to east northeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.FRIDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
A slight chance of showers.

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AMZ630-231415-
Biscayne Bay-
904 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay
waters choppy. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in
the morning. Bay waters a light chop. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...North northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.
A slight chance of showers.

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GMZ656-657-231415-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
904 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore
and southeast around 15 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 4 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers late in the
evening. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and south
southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore
and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore
and south southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers in the evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms through
the night. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west southwest in
the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore
and north 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 3 feet nearshore
and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet offshore. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms
in the evening. A chance of showers through the night.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots nearshore and north
around 20 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas
to 5 feet nearshore and 5 to 7 feet with occasional to 9 feet
offshore. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Nearshore, north northeast winds 10 to
15 knots, Seas 2 to 3 feet. Offshore, north winds 15 to 20 knots
becoming north northeast around 10 knots after midnight, Seas
4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet after midnight. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

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GMZ676-231415-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
904 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. A
chance of showers through the night. A slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. A chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
Showers likely through the night. A slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight.
.TUESDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 25 knots in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Showers likely in the
morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms. A
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. A slight chance of thunderstorms
in the evening. A chance of showers through the night.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas to 10 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming
north around 10 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight
chance of showers.

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AMZ610-231415-
Lake Okeechobee-
904 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning...then
a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
north northwest 10 to 15 knots late in the evening. Lake waters
a moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the
evening. A chance of showers through the night.
.WEDNESDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots.
Lake waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.

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