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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
941 AM EST Thu Feb 22 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.

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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-
941 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will continue to dominate the weather
pattern across South Florida waters. East to southeast winds
will continue with wind speeds of 10 to 15 knots for the Gulf and
15 to 20 knots for the Atlantic. A few showers are possible over
the Atlantic waters through the period.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...none.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Feb 17, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

  9 nautical miles northeast of Fowey Rocks.
 13 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
  9 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth.
 12 nautical miles east 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-
941 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers late in the
evening...then a chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers in the
morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers
in the morning. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.

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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-
941 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas. Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers late in the
evening...then a chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers in the
morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight
chance of showers.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.

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Biscayne Bay-
941 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East winds around 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. Scattered showers in the morning...then isolated
showers.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.
A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Bay waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the
morning. A slight chance of showers late in the evening.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop. A slight chance of 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-
941 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered
showers.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. 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-
941 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
4 seconds.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas around 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet.

$$

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Lake Okeechobee-
941 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Lake waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. A slight
chance of showers.

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