Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
922 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

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-GMZ606-211515-
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-
922 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure centered north of the region is
forecast to maintain moderate easterly flow across the region
through the beginning of the upcoming week. Winds will become
more variable on Tuesday as a cold front is forecast to move into
the area, before increasing out of the east-northeast mid to
late week. The presence of the front will also bring a return of
shower chances to the region for most of the upcoming week.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...none.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Jan 19, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-211515-
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-
922 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
around 5 knots in the morning. 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. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 15 to
20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of
showers.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.

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AMZ651-671-211515-
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-
922 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...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. A slight chance of showers
after midnight.
.SUNDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
around 5 knots in the morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots
with gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional
seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A
slight chance of showers.

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AMZ630-211515-
Biscayne Bay-
922 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.
A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Bay waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A
slight chance of showers.

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GMZ656-657-211515-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
922 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance
of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming east
northeast in the evening. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters smooth. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A
slight chance of showers.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
922 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. A slight chance of showers in the evening...then a
chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. A
chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots.
Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. A slight chance
of showers.

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Lake Okeechobee-
922 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 knots in the morning becoming
variable winds less than 5 knots...then becoming east 5 knots
in the evening. Lake waters smooth. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Lake waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.

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