Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
243 AM EST Sat Jan 20 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.

AMZ600-GMZ606-201615-
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-
243 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure, to the north, is forecast to maintain the
generally easterly wind across the region through the weekend,
and into the beginning of next week. A cold front is forecast to
move into the area next week, bringing the possibility of showers
to the area for most of next week, as the front stalls over the
area. Seas will slowly subside this weekend, and into next week,
only to begin to build once again for the latter half of next
week.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Jan 19, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-201615-
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-
243 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to east 10 to
15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional
seas to 6 feet. Period 9 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 9 seconds becoming 4 seconds
after midnight. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of light
showers in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...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. A slight chance of
light showers.
.TUESDAY...Along the coast, east northeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
In the Gulf Stream, east southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
northeast in the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal
waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Winds northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
northeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas.

$$

AMZ651-671-201615-
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-
243 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet
along the coast and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet in the
Gulf Stream. Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast
to east northeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
.SUNDAY...Winds 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. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
east 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of light showers after
midnight.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
northeast 5 to 10 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast 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 moderate chop. A
chance of light showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.

$$

AMZ630-201615-
Biscayne Bay-
243 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...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 southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A slight chance of light showers.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of
showers.

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GMZ656-657-201615-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
243 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and northeast
10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas less than 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.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
southeast 5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of light
showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 knots nearshore and north northeast
5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters smooth. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
northeast around 10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of light showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters
light chop.

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GMZ676-201615-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
243 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds.
.SUNDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming around
5 knots in the evening. Seas around 2 feet. A slight chance of
showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
A chance of light showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. A slight chance of light showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet.

$$

AMZ610-201615-
Lake Okeechobee-
243 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Lake waters a light chop. A slight chance of light showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. A chance
of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of light showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

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