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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
805 PM EST Sun Dec 10 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-GMZ606-111415-
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-
805 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will build east across the Gulf of
Mexico and Florida early this week, allowing gusty north-
northwesterly winds and seas to subside overnight. A dry frontal
passage will bring another surge of west to northwest winds,
potentially leading to hazardous boating conditions again
midweek. Mostly dry conditions are expected through the upcoming
week.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...North-northwest winds 15 to 20 knots,
becoming 10 to 15 knots late. Seas 5 to 7 feet, subsiding late
tonight.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Dec 09, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

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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-
805 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet along the coast and
4 to 6 feet with occasional to 8 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period
7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast
to north 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet
along the coast and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet in the
Gulf Stream. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet
in the Gulf Stream. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots
along the coast to northwest 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream.
Seas 2 to 3 feet along the coast and 3 to 5 feet with occasional
to 8 feet in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet along the coast and 4 to 6 feet with occasional to 8 feet
in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast
to west 5 to 10 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around 2 feet
along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet in the
Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to west 10 to
15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Along the coast, seas 2 to 3 feet.
In the Gulf Stream, seas 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet in the afternoon. Intracoastal
waters a light chop. Scattered showers.

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AMZ651-671-111415-
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-
805 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots along
the coast to north 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet along the coast and 5 to
7 feet with occasional to 9 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period
8 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet along the
coast and 4 to 6 feet with occasional to 8 feet in the Gulf
Stream. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North 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. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast
to northwest 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. 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.
.WEDNESDAY...North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet along the coast and 4 to 6 feet with occasional to 8 feet
in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet along the coast and 4 to 6 feet with occasional to
8 feet in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet
along the coast and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet in the
Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...West 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 light chop. Isolated showers.

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Biscayne Bay-
805 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop.
.TUESDAY...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...North northwest winds 10 to
15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west northwest in
the evening. Bay waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Isolated showers.

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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-
805 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet nearshore and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet
offshore. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet nearshore and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet
offshore. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Nearshore,
seas around 2 feet. Offshore, seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional
seas to 5 feet subsiding to around 2 feet after midnight. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated showers.
.FRIDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Nearshore, seas
2 to 3 feet. Offshore, seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to
5 feet building to 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated
showers.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
805 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet after midnight. Period 7 seconds.
.MONDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 7 seconds.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 6 seconds.
.TUESDAY...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 5 seconds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas
4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY...East northeast winds around 5 knots becoming south
southeast in the evening. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Isolated showers.
.FRIDAY...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet building to 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas to 9 feet in the afternoon. Scattered showers.

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Lake Okeechobee-
805 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake
waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots.
Lake waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming west 5 knots
in the afternoon. Lake waters smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Isolated showers.

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