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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
956 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 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-GMZ606-200230-
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-
956 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Winds will be northeasterly around 10 kts in the
Atlantic waters and 15 kts in the Gulf waters through today.
Winds will be increasing to 20 kts by this weekend.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...
Seas will below 7 feet today into Friday before rebuilding to 6
to 8 feet Friday night into the weekend.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Oct 17, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

$$

AMZ650-670-200230-
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-
956 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FOR SEAS...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers late in
the evening...then a slight chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet along the coast and 4 to 6 feet
with occasional to 8 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 20 knots with gusts to around
30 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 and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas to 9 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY 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. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East southeast 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 and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

$$

AMZ651-671-200230-
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-
956 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 7 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers late in
the evening...then a slight chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Winds east northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots along the
coast to east around 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas to 9 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY 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. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast 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 and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

$$

AMZ630-200230-
Biscayne Bay-
956 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Bay waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ656-657-200230-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
956 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FOR WINDS...

.REST OF TODAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
A slight chance of showers in the morning...then a chance of
showers.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and east
northeast 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 and a slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore
and east northeast 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.
.SATURDAY...East 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. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and east
southeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore
and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and southeast
15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to
4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 10 knots nearshore
and east southeast around 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and southeast
around 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to
3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ676-200230-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
956 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FOR WINDS TODAY...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING FOR WINDS...

.REST OF TODAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. A
slight chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5
feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 4 seconds. A slight
chance of showers late in the evening.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 20 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Showers likely and a
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

$$

AMZ610-200230-
Lake Okeechobee-
956 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

$$

Baxter


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