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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
422 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 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-GMZ606-220915-
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-
422 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A long period northeasterly swell from Tropical Storm Jose
will continue across the local Atlantic waters through Friday
before a northeasterly swell from Hurricane Maria moves into the
Atlantic waters this weekend. This will allow for the seas to
build through the weekend across the Atlantic waters. Winds
across the Atlantic and Gulf waters will remain east
northeasterly through the upcoming weekend at 10 to 15 knots.
These winds will begin to decrease early next week and they will
become more northerly.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Long period northeasterly swell will
bring seas up to 6 feet off Palm Beach County.

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

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-220915-
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-
422 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 10 seconds. North northeast
swell around 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms through the night.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 10 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots along the coast to
east 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 10 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 11 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet along the coast and 5 to
7 feet with occasional to 9 feet in the Gulf Stream.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas to 9 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
north around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas to 9 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet along the coast and 5 to 7 feet with
occasional to 9 feet in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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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-
422 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 11 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
east northeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 10 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 10 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 11 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms through the
night.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters smooth. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...North winds 5 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters
smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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Biscayne Bay-
422 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Bay
waters smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east southeast
in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 knots in the evening
becoming variable winds less than 5 knots...then becoming
northeast 5 knots in the morning. Bay waters smooth. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 knots becoming east northeast in the
morning...then becoming southeast in the afternoon becoming
east northeast in the evening. Bay waters smooth. 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-
422 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and east
northeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the evening.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then showers and
thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then a
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.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. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East northeast winds 5 knots nearshore and east
northeast 5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East northeast winds around 5 knots becoming south
southeast 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 knots. Seas less than
1 foot. Bay and inland waters smooth. A slight chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds around 5 knots becoming west
northwest in the evening. Seas less than 1 foot. Bay and inland
waters smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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GMZ676-220915-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
422 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms through the night.
.FRIDAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less than
2 feet building to 2 to 3 feet after midnight. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Variable winds 5 knots or less becoming east
5 knots late in the evening. Seas less than 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 knots becoming northeast around
5 knots in the evening. Seas less than 2 feet.

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Lake Okeechobee-
422 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...
then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.TUESDAY...North northeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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