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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
327 AM EST Mon Nov 20 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-GMZ606-201715-
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-
327 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Fresh northeast breezes this morning behind a cold
front will veer to easterly tonight. Seas will build to around 7
feet over the Gulf Stream today and tonight. A moderate southeast
breeze will establish Tuesday as the front retreats northward as
a warm front. Showers and scattered thunderstorms will steadily
increase in coverage this afternoon through Tuesday. Winds and
seas will improve late Tuesday into the weekend, but showers and
scattered thunderstorms will again be possible Thursday into
Friday.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots this
morning becoming easterly tonight. Seas around 7 feet.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Nov 18, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-201715-
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-
327 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas to 9 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet.
Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A
chance of showers in the evening...then showers likely and a
slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
southeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
southwest after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas
to 6 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters smooth. Showers likely and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming east southeast
in the evening. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
Intracoastal waters smooth. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ651-671-201715-
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-
327 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

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

$$

AMZ630-201715-
Biscayne Bay-
327 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.
A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. Showers likely in the evening...then a chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 knots becoming northwest
after midnight. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers
through the night.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in
the afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...South southwest winds 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
chance of showers.

$$

GMZ656-657-201715-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
327 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and east
northeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore
and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore. Period
3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and
east 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore
and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Nearshore, east southeast winds 5 to 10 knots with
gusts to around 20 knots becoming southwest in the afternoon,
Seas less than 2 feet. Offshore, east southeast winds 15 to
20 knots becoming southwest 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon, Seas
2 to 3 feet subsiding to less than 2 feet in the afternoon.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A
chance of showers in the morning...then showers likely and a
slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth. A slight chance
of showers in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...Nearshore, north northeast winds around 5 knots
becoming west in the afternoon. Offshore, northeast winds
5 knots becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Nearshore, northwest winds 5 to 10 knots in
the evening becoming south 5 knots in the morning. Variable
winds 5 knots or less after midnight. Offshore, west southwest
winds 5 knots in the evening becoming south around 5 knots in
the morning. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth. Showers likely and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Nearshore, east northeast winds 5 knots becoming north
in the afternoon. Offshore, north northeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ676-201715-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
327 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 7 seconds. A slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 4 seconds. A chance of
showers.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming
southwest 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet subsiding to around 2 feet in the
afternoon. Period 4 seconds. A chance of showers in the morning.
A slight chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely
in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 knots becoming east northeast
after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A
slight chance of showers through the night.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 knots in the morning becoming variable
winds less than 5 knots...then becoming west northwest 5 knots
in the evening. Seas less than 2 feet. A slight chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas around 2 feet. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots becoming north in
the morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ610-201715-
Lake Okeechobee-
327 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

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

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