Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
949 PM EST Tue Dec 12 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-GMZ606-131515-
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-
949 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Gusty winds ahead of a dry frontal boundary will
continue to bring hazardous boating conditions to the local
waters through the overnight hours. Winds will veer northwest
behind the front by daybreak, subsiding Wednesday morning as high
pressure builds across the region. Another west-northwest winds
is possible late Friday into Saturday as another front
approaches.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...West around 20 knots becoming northwest late.
Seas building to 5 to 7 feet, highest offshore Palm Beach County.

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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AMZ650-670-131515-
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-
949 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West northwest winds 15 to 20 knots along the
coast to northwest 20 to 25 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
3 feet along the coast and 4 to 6 feet with occasional to 8 feet
in the Gulf Stream. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots along the
coast to north northwest 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
2 to 3 feet along the coast and 4 to 6 feet with occasional to
8 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet along the coast and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to
6 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters
light chop.
.THURSDAY...West southwest winds 5 knots along the coast to west
southwest 5 to 10 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around 2 feet
along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet in the
Gulf Stream. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds around 10 knots becoming
northwest after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
northeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around 2 feet
along the coast and 2 to 3 feet in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
east 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
east southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop.

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AMZ651-671-131515-
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-
949 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots along the
coast to northwest around 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots
in the Gulf Stream. Along the coast, seas around 2 feet. In the
Gulf Stream, seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet
building to 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet after
midnight. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots along the
coast to north northwest 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
2 to 3 feet along the coast and 4 to 6 feet with occasional to
8 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet along the coast and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to
6 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters
light chop.
.THURSDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet
in the Gulf Stream. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet along the coast and 2 to 3 feet in the Gulf Stream.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet
along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet in the
Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

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AMZ630-131515-
Biscayne Bay-
949 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming south
southwest 5 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
northwest after midnight. Bay waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.

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GMZ656-657-131515-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
949 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...North northwest winds around 20 knots. Seas 2
to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet nearshore and 4 to 6
feet with occasional to 8 feet offshore. Period 5 seconds. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore.
Period 5 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Nearshore, east northeast winds 5 knots.
Offshore, north northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east
after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet
offshore. Period 6 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 knots becoming south in the afternoon.
Seas around 2 feet. Period 6 seconds. Bay and inland waters
smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 knots nearshore and
south 5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and west
southwest 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Nearshore, northwest winds 5 to 10 knots
becoming north after midnight. Offshore, north winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with
occasional to 5 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
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 less than 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and east
southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

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GMZ676-131515-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
949 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...North northwest winds around 20 knots. Seas 5
to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Period 6 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 7 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots in the evening
becoming variable winds less than 5 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 6 seconds.
.THURSDAY...South southwest winds 5 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 6 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...West southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet.

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AMZ610-131515-
Lake Okeechobee-
949 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters
choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Lake waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake
waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.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...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

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