Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
301 PM EST Sun Feb 18 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.

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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-
301 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.SYNOPSIS...East wind will increase overnight and into
Washington`s Birthday, and over Atlantic waters small craft
operators should exercise caution. A few showers are possible
through the weekend, mainly over Atlantic waters.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Feb 17, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

  9 nautical miles northeast of Fowey Rocks.
 13 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
  9 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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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-
301 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...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.
.MONDAY...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 NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Isolated showers.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas. Isolated showers in the
afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.

$$

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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-
301 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...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. Isolated showers after midnight.
.MONDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. Isolated showers in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts
to around 30 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to
8 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. Isolated showers.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 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.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. A slight chance of showers.

$$

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Biscayne Bay-
301 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...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 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Isolated showers.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to
20 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.
A slight chance of showers.

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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-
301 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated
showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
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-
301 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less than 2 feet
building to 2 to 3 feet after midnight. Period 3 seconds.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet.

$$

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Lake Okeechobee-
301 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to
10 knots with gusts to around 20 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.

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