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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
1025 AM EDT Tue Sep 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-GMZ606-200315-
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-
1025 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Long period swell from distant Hurricane Jose will
keep cautionary conditions over the waters off Palm Beach County
into midweek. Conditions will briefly improve late week as Jose
moves farther from the area and high pressure builds back into
the region with increasing east-northeast flow.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Long period northeasterly swell bringing
seas up to 6 feet off Palm Beach County.

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

  7 nautical miles east southeast of Fowey Rocks.
 16 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
 10 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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AMZ650-670-200315-
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-
1025 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Along the coast, northeast winds around 5 knots
becoming east northeast 10 to 15 knots. In the Gulf Stream, east
southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional
seas to 6 feet. Period 11 seconds. North northeast swell around
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Along the coast, east southeast winds 10 to 15 knots
becoming south southeast 5 knots after midnight. In the Gulf
Stream, south southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 11 seconds. North
northeast swell 3 to 4 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Along the coast, north northeast winds 10 to
15 knots becoming east. In the Gulf Stream, east southeast winds
5 to 10 knots with gusts to around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 11 seconds. North
northeast swell 3 to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers in the morning. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Winds east winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 11 seconds. North
northeast swell 3 to 4 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to
10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. North
northeast swell 3 to 4 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. North northeast
swell around 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to
7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

AMZ651-671-200315-
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-
1025 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 11 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of
showers.
.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 11 seconds. North
northeast swell around 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers late in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet along the coast and 3 to
5 feet with occasional to 6 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period
11 seconds. North northeast swell around 3 feet. Intracoastal
waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 11 seconds. North
northeast swell around 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. North northeast swell around
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...North northeast 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 and thunderstorms.

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AMZ630-200315-
Biscayne Bay-
1025 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning...then a chance
of showers.
.TONIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers late in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 5 knots becoming
north northeast after midnight. Bay waters smooth. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ656-657-200315-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
1025 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore
and north northwest 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 6 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...Nearshore, north northeast winds 5 to 10 knots
becoming southeast after midnight. Offshore, northeast winds
10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 knots becoming west southwest.
Seas around 2 feet. Period 6 seconds. Bay and inland waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Nearshore, east southeast winds 5 to 10 knots
becoming east northeast after midnight. Offshore, east winds
10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 6 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms through the night.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning...then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots
nearshore and northeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas less than
2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters
light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ676-200315-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
1025 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers late in the
evening.
.WEDNESDAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the
morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
through the night.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

AMZ610-200315-
Lake Okeechobee-
1025 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers late in the evening. A slight
chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late in
the evening.
.THURSDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
morning...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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