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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
806 PM EST Thu Jan 18 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-
806 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Strong north winds will veer to northeast and diminish
late tonight into early Friday allowing for subsiding seas. More
favorable boating conditions are expected into the weekend,
though seas will remain choppy over the local Atlantic as winds
become east northeast.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
up to 7 feet through tonight.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Jan 15, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

 10 nautical miles east of Fowey Rocks.
 13 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
  6 nautical miles east of Lake Worth.
 12 nautical miles east southeast 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-
806 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Along the coast, north northwest winds 10 to
15 knots. In the Gulf Stream, north northeast winds 15 to
20 knots becoming around 10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 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. A slight chance
of light showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
northeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. 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 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of light
showers in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the
coast to east northeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. 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
9 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast
to east northeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 9 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East 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.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East 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.
.MONDAY...Winds east 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.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
northeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate 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-
806 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Along the coast, north winds 15 to 20 knots
becoming north northwest 5 to 10 knots after midnight. In the
Gulf Stream, north northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet along the coast and 6 to
8 feet with occasional to 10 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period
8 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
.FRIDAY...Northeast 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 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 9 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East 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 chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...East winds around 10 knots along the coast to east
10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of
showers.

$$

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Biscayne Bay-
806 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...East northeast 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-
806 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period
3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast 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.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast 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-
806 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 6 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 5 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas around
2 feet. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. A slight chance of showers.

$$

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Lake Okeechobee-
806 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.FRIDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers.

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