Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
439 AM EST Sun Feb 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.

AMZ600-GMZ606-181815-
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-
439 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Light east winds will continue across the local waters
today, before high pressure strengthening to our north brings
increasing east winds through the remainder of the week. Cautionary
conditions are expected over the local Atlantic through much of the
week, with the potential for advisory conditions at times Monday
night and Tuesday. Isolated showers will be possible Monday and
Tuesday, and again late week.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Feb 17, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

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AMZ650-670-181815-
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-
439 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TODAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
3 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
.MONDAY...East 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.
.MONDAY 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 slight chance of
showers in the evening...then a chance of showers after
midnight.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 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.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to east
around 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.

$$

AMZ651-671-181815-
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-
439 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to east 10 to
15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...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. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas.
.MONDAY...East 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 slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots along the
coast to east southeast 20 to 25 knots in the Gulf Stream. 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. Period
5 seconds. Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas. A slight
chance of showers in the evening...then a chance of showers
after midnight.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots along the
coast to east southeast 20 to 25 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters
rough in exposed areas.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...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.

$$

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Biscayne Bay-
439 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop.
.MONDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy. A slight chance of showers in the evening...then a
chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay
waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate 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-
439 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TODAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in
the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Nearshore, east northeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Offshore, northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Period 2 seconds.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...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 slight chance of showers in the
evening...then a chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet
offshore. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and
southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ676-181815-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
439 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
2 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet building to 2 to
3 feet after midnight. Period 2 seconds.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds.
.MONDAY NIGHT...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 after midnight.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to
20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.

$$

AMZ610-181815-
Lake Okeechobee-
439 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TODAY...East northeast winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.

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