Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
930 PM EST Wed Dec 13 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.

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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-
930 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure will build across South Florida the next few days
leading to light and somewhat variable winds. A weak frontal
passage on Saturday will bring stronger northeasterly flow around
15 knots, veering easterly on Sunday. No significant rain
chances through the period.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Dec 12, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

  2 nautical miles east northeast of Fowey Rocks.
  5 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
  9 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth.
  7 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-
930 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet along the coast and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet
in the Gulf Stream. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY...Along the coast, west winds 5 knots becoming
southwest in the afternoon. In the Gulf Stream, west southwest
winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet along the coast and 2 to
4 feet with occasional to 5 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period
6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...South southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds around 5 knots becoming
northwest in the morning. Seas less than 2 feet. Intracoastal
waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots
along the coast to east southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf
Stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

$$

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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-
930 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet along the coast and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet
in the Gulf Stream. Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet
along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet in the
Gulf Stream. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
6 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...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.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

$$

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Biscayne Bay-
930 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming south
southwest in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 knots becoming north northwest
after midnight. Bay waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds
10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.

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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-
930 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...North northwest winds 5 knots becoming
northeast after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and
2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 6 seconds. Bay and inland waters
smooth.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds 5 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Period 6 seconds. Bay and inland
waters smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 5 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 5 seconds. Bay and
inland waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore
and east 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less than
2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters
light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
east southeast around 10 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and southeast
around 10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.

$$

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
930 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...West northwest winds 5 knots becoming
southwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas
to 5 feet. Period 6 seconds.
.THURSDAY...South winds around 5 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 6 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 5 seconds.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
5 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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Lake Okeechobee-
930 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...West northwest winds around 5 knots. Lake
waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Lake waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

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