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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
351 AM EST Sat Nov 18 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-GMZ606-181715-
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-
351 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure will dominate this weekend, bringing lighter winds
and dry conditions. Sunday night a cold front will move through
the waters, bringing gusty winds and higher seas through Monday
night, and Small Craft Advisories may be needed. Shower chances,
especially over Atlantic waters, will increase behind this front.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

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

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-181715-
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-
351 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 10 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 knots becoming southwest after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
Period 9 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 9 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north
northeast after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas
to 5 feet building to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet
after midnight. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. Isolated showers in the evening...then scattered showers
after midnight.
.MONDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas to 9 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas. Scattered showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional
seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming west
northwest in the morning...then becoming northeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters smooth. A
chance of showers.

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AMZ651-671-181715-
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-
351 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a light chop. Isolated showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 9 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Isolated
showers in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet
building to 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet after
midnight. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Scattered showers after midnight.
.MONDAY...East northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas. Scattered showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east southeast
around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters smooth. A chance of showers.

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AMZ630-181715-
Biscayne Bay-
351 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 knots becoming northwest after
midnight. Bay waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
a moderate chop. Isolated showers after midnight.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. Scattered showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A
chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 knots becoming east northeast
in the morning. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 knots becoming east northeast around
5 knots in the morning...then becoming south in the afternoon.
Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers.

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GMZ656-657-181715-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
351 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east
northeast around 5 knots in the evening. Seas around 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters smooth. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east
southeast 5 knots in the morning...then becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters
smooth. A chance of showers.

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GMZ676-181715-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
351 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...North northwest winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds.
.SUNDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 2 seconds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet building to 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet after midnight. Period 5 seconds.
Isolated showers in the evening.
.MONDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east
northeast around 5 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Variable winds 5 knots or less becoming east
northeast 5 knots late in the evening...then becoming east
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. A chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 knots becoming south southwest
around 5 knots in the evening. Seas less than 2 feet. A chance
of showers.

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AMZ610-181715-
Lake Okeechobee-
351 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 knots becoming west after
midnight. Lake waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake
waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east
southeast in the afternoon. Lake waters smooth. A chance of
showers.

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