Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
928 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 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-GMZ606-231415-
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-
928 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A trough over the Bahamas will move west over the
South Florida waters tonight and continue to affect the area
through Thursday. Southeast wind will gradually increase
Wednesday night and Thursday, then shift to south and southwest
Thursday night and Friday as the trough moves north of the area.
Widespread showers and thunderstorms will affect the local
waters for most of the period, with locally gusty winds and rough
seas in and near the heavier showers and thunderstorms.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots Wednesday
night and Thursday.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Aug 19, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-231415-
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-
928 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Scattered
showers in the evening. Scattered thunderstorms through the
night. Numerous showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning. Numerous showers.
Numerous thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds around 10 knots along
the coast to south southeast around 15 knots in the Gulf Stream.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light
chop. Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South southeast winds around 10 knots along the
coast to south southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning. Widespread showers
. Widespread thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Widespread showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West southwest 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 light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY...Winds west southwest 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. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.

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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-
928 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning. Widespread showers through the
day. Widespread thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Widespread showers and scattered thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning. Widespread showers through the
day. Widespread thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...South southwest winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
less than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.

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Biscayne Bay-
928 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Scattered showers in the evening. Scattered thunderstorms
through the night. Numerous showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the morning. Numerous showers
. Numerous thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop. Widespread showers and scattered
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the morning. Widespread showers
. Widespread thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Numerous showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots.
Bay waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

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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-
928 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning. Numerous showers through
the day. Numerous thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Scattered showers in the evening. Scattered thunderstorms
through the night. Numerous showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Numerous showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to
10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
928 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east
after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds.
Numerous showers in the evening. Scattered thunderstorms through
the night. Scattered showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Scattered thunderstorms in the
morning. Numerous showers. Numerous
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Numerous thunderstorms in the evening.
Numerous showers through the night. Scattered thunderstorms
after midnight.
.THURSDAY...South southeast winds around 5 knots becoming
southwest in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. Widespread showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to
10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas around 2 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

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Lake Okeechobee-
928 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning. Numerous showers through
the day. Numerous thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening. Scattered
showers through the night. Isolated thunderstorms after
midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Numerous showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds around 5 knots. Lake
waters smooth. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West southwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.

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