Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
913 PM EDT Sat Oct 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-GMZ606-221415-
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-
913 PM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...strong pressure gradients between a decaying front
over the region and high pressure over the southeastern United
States will keep bringing easterly winds of 20 to 25 knots and
seas of 5 to 7 feet for much of the waters through the weekend.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...6 to 8 feet seas through the weekend.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as
of Oct 21, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-221415-
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-
913 PM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of
showers.
.SUNDAY...Southeast 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 chance of showers in the morning...
then a slight chance of showers 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
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of
showers.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
light chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A
chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 knots along the coast to
south southeast 5 to 10 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots with gusts to
around 20 knots becoming west northwest in the morning. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.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. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots along
the coast to north northwest around 15 knots in the Gulf Stream.
Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...North northeast winds around 10 knots along the
coast to north northeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters
light chop.

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AMZ651-671-221415-
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-
913 PM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast 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 chance of
showers.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast 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 chance of
showers.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers in the morning. A
slight chance of thunderstorms. A slight chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Along the
coast, seas around 2 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. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northwest 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.
.THURSDAY...North northeast 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 moderate chop.

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AMZ630-221415-
Biscayne Bay-
913 PM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning...then
a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance
of showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds around 5 knots becoming
west northwest in the morning. Bay waters a light chop. Showers
likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...North northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop.

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GMZ656-657-221415-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
913 PM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and east
southeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 3 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers through the
night.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and southeast
15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers in the
morning...then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in
the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 4 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 3 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning...then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South southwest winds around 5 knots becoming west
southwest in the evening. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters smooth. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore
and north northwest 15 to 20 knots offshore. Nearshore, seas
around 2 feet. Offshore, seas around 2 feet building to 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet after midnight. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and north
15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 3 feet nearshore and 4 to
6 feet with occasional to 8 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters
a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and north
10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to
4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters
light chop.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters
light chop.

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GMZ676-221415-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
913 PM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds around 20 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. A
chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. A chance of showers
. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. A
slight chance of showers in the evening. A slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning. A chance of showers. A chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming west
northwest in the evening. Seas less than 2 feet. Showers likely
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
north around 20 knots in the morning. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas to 9 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet.

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AMZ610-221415-
Lake Okeechobee-
913 PM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers through the night.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
A chance of showers in the morning...then a slight chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Lake waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then a chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming
southeast late in the evening. Lake waters smooth. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South southwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

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