Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
940 AM EST Fri Nov 17 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-GMZ606-180315-
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-
940 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure over the eastern United States extending south
over Florida will keep a moderate NE wind today, then decrease as
the high pressure moves over the Atlantic and weakens Saturday
and Sunday. A cold front will move across the local waters
Sunday evening, bringing with it increasing NE to E wind and seas
for early next week, along with increasing showers.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Nov 16, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

  5 nautical miles east southeast of Fowey Rocks.
  8 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
  8 nautical miles northeast of Lake Worth.
  8 nautical miles northeast 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-
940 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

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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-
940 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...Winds northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. 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
6 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast
to east northeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 6 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 6 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 knots becoming west
northwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 7 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
northeast in the evening. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters
light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
north northeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around
2 feet building to 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet
after midnight. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A
chance of showers.
.MONDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet along the coast and 4 to 6 feet
with occasional to 8 feet in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Winds east southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

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Biscayne Bay-
940 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 knots becoming west
northwest after midnight. Bay waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming around
5 knots in the evening. Bay waters a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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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-
940 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...North northeast 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.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and east
northeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
northwest. Seas around 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore
and northeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore
and east 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore
and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Nearshore, east winds 5 to 10 knots. Offshore, east
southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east around 5 knots in
the evening. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
940 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 3 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet building to 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet after midnight. A slight chance of
showers.
.MONDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east
around 5 knots in the evening. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional
seas to 5 feet subsiding to around 2 feet. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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Lake Okeechobee-
940 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 knots becoming
northwest around 5 knots after midnight. Lake waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake
waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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