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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
407 PM EDT Sat Aug 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-GMZ606-200915-
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-
407 PM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Moderate easterly breezes are expected over the local
waters tonight and Sunday. Winds increase to locally fresh
Sunday night and Monday with a moderate chop and seas up to 4
feet. A tropical wave moving over the region tonight and Sunday
will bring scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms. After
a break in the rain Monday, another tropical wave will bring
scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms Tuesday into
Wednesday. Winds and seas may be locally higher near
thunderstorms.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...none.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Aug 19, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

  9 nautical miles east southeast of Fowey Rocks.
 15 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
 11 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth.
 12 nautical miles east of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-200915-
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-
407 PM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
east southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY...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 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers
and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the evening.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers
in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the
coast to east 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers in the
evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. A
chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and a
chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Winds south winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.

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AMZ651-671-200915-
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-
407 PM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers
and thunderstorms likely in the morning...then a chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the
coast to east southeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
.MONDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming around
10 knots in the morning. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas
to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to
10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Winds south winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and a
chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.

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AMZ630-200915-
Biscayne Bay-
407 PM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then
showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning...then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in
the evening.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

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GMZ656-657-200915-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
407 PM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east after
midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the evening...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms
after midnight.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and east
10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Period 2 seconds.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Winds east winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less than
2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 3 seconds. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening...then a slight chance of showers
and thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less than
2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 3 seconds. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore
and east 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms through the
night.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and a
chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas
less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth. Showers likely
and a chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.

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GMZ676-200915-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
407 PM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east after
midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A slight chance
of showers in the evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms
through the night. A chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then a slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms
through the night.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

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AMZ610-200915-
Lake Okeechobee-
407 PM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers in the evening. A slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east
southeast in the afternoon. Lake waters smooth. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming south
southwest after midnight. Lake waters smooth. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.

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