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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
341 AM EST Tue Nov 21 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-GMZ606-211730-
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-
341 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A retreating boundary and approaching Gulf disturbances will
create increased shower and thunderstorm chances today. A
potentially drier day on Wednesday before a stormy Thanksgiving
Day and Friday. The cold front exits the region bringing
increasing wind and building seas behind it for the weekend.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Occasional seas to 7 or 8 feet this
morning.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Nov 18, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

  5 nautical miles east northeast of Fowey Rocks.
 23 nautical miles southeast of Port Everglades.
 13 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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AMZ650-670-211730-
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-
341 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
southeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Along the coast, south southeast winds 5 to 10 knots
becoming southwest after midnight. In the Gulf Stream, south
winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to
5 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of
showers through the night.
.WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers in the evening. A slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. A slight chance of showers
after midnight.
.THURSDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds around 5 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. Showers
likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers.

$$

AMZ651-671-211730-
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-
341 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.TODAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Along the coast, southeast winds around 5 knots
becoming northwest 5 knots after midnight. In the Gulf Stream,
east southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening...then a
slight chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
A chance of showers in the evening. A slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. A slight chance of showers
after midnight.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to
10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.

$$

AMZ630-211730-
Biscayne Bay-
341 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.TODAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming north
northeast 5 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening...
then a slight chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east
southeast in the afternoon. Bay waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers in the evening. A slight chance
of thunderstorms through the night. A slight chance of showers
after midnight.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to
10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers.

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GMZ656-657-211730-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
341 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.TODAY...Nearshore, east southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
southwest in the afternoon. Offshore, east southeast winds 10 to
15 knots becoming south southwest 5 to 10 knots in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 knots becoming northeast around 5 knots
after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and
inland waters smooth. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the evening...then a slight chance of showers
after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Nearshore, east southeast winds around 5 knots.
Southwest in the afternoon. Offshore, east southeast winds
5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...West southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning...
then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely
and a chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
southwest in the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and north
northwest 5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ676-211730-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
341 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.TODAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms
in the morning...then a chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 knots becoming east northeast
after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the
evening...then a slight chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 7 seconds becoming 2 seconds after midnight. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning...then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers.

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AMZ610-211730-
Lake Okeechobee-
341 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.TODAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the evening...then a slight chance of showers
after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Variable winds 5 knots or less becoming east
northeast 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Lake waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. A chance of showers in the evening. A slight
chance of thunderstorms through the night. A slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning...then showers likely and a chance
of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...North northwest winds around 5 knots becoming south
southeast in the afternoon. Lake waters smooth. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
west northwest after midnight. Lake waters a light chop. A chance
of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

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