Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
242 AM EST Sun Dec 17 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-GMZ606-171615-
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-
242 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure to the north is forecast to the east for the next
several days, before it slides to the southeast. this should turn
the wind to the southeast by Wednesday morning. The wind is
forecast to relax some today. The seas are forecast to slowly
subside to 2 to 3 feet for a few days, then subside to 1 to 2
feet for the end of the week for the Atlantic waters. The Gulf is
forecast to run 1 to 2 feet.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Dec 16, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

  5 nautical miles east of Fowey Rocks.
 10 nautical miles east of Port Everglades.
  7 nautical miles east of Lake Worth.
  7 nautical miles northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-171615-
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-
242 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to east
10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around 2 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast
to southwest around 10 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

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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-
242 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Winds east winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to east
10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the
coast to east southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
less than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

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Biscayne Bay-
242 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds around 5 knots. Bay
waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.

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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-
242 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...Nearshore, east winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
southeast in the afternoon. Offshore, east southeast winds 5 to
10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...Winds east southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
southeast in the evening. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 knots nearshore and east 5 to
10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...South southwest winds 5 knots.
Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
242 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
4 seconds.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas around 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...South southwest winds around
5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.

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Lake Okeechobee-
242 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots.
Lake waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.

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