Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
949 PM EST Sun Feb 25 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-GMZ606-261515-
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-
949 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
A strong ridge of high pressure will continue to shift westward
towards South Florida early this week, the wind flow will relax
and become more southerly. This pattern will continue throughout
the middle of the week. Seas across the Atlantic and the Gulf
waters will generally be less then 3 feet through the middle of
the week.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Feb 24, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

  8 nautical miles east northeast of Fowey Rocks.
 19 nautical miles east of Port Everglades.
 14 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth.
 14 nautical miles east northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

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AMZ650-670-261515-
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-
949 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast
to southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A
slight chance of showers late in the evening.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...South southeast winds 5 knots becoming east northeast
in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters smooth. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 knots along the coast to east
southeast 5 to 10 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers in
the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...South 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.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast
to south southwest 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
west 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
west northwest 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers.

$$

AMZ651-671-261515-
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-
949 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers late in the evening.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to
10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
west southwest 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.

$$

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Biscayne Bay-
949 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

$$

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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-
949 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth. A slight
chance of showers in the evening.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 knots becoming west northwest in
the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 1 second. Bay and
inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 knots becoming southeast late
in the evening. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters
smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.

$$

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
949 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
2 seconds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 5 knots in the evening
becoming northeast...then becoming east southeast after
midnight becoming variable winds less than 5 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 knots.
Seas less than 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers.

$$

AMZ610-261515-
Lake Okeechobee-
949 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers late in the
evening.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 knots becoming west northwest
after midnight. Lake waters smooth. A slight chance of showers
in the evening.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. A slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers.

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