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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
Issued by National Weather Service JACKSONVILLE FL
256 PM EST Thu Dec 14 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-GMZ606-150930-
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-
256 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will continue to build across South
Florida the next few days, leading to light and somewhat
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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AMZ650-670-150930-
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-
256 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
6 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds around 5 knots becoming
northwest after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Period 10 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...North northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

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AMZ651-671-150930-
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-
256 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 knots becoming west southwest
in the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Period 6 seconds.
Intracoastal waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...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 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. 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...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.

$$

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Biscayne Bay-
256 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 knots becoming northwest after
midnight. Bay waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
a moderate chop.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...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-
256 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 knots nearshore and southeast
5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 5 seconds.
Bay and inland waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 knots becoming west southwest in the
afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 5 seconds. Bay and
inland waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 5 knots becoming north
northeast after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
5 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore
and east 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...East southeast 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...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. 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.
.TUESDAY...South 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-
256 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 5 seconds.
.FRIDAY...South southeast winds around 5 knots becoming south
southwest 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Period
5 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 5 knots becoming north
northeast after midnight. 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 winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet.

$$

AMZ610-150930-
Lake Okeechobee-
256 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
northwest after midnight. Lake waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
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...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.TUESDAY...South winds around 5 knots becoming southwest in the
evening. Lake waters smooth.

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