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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
331 AM EST Wed Nov 22 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-GMZ606-221715-
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-
331 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A drier day expected today before another increase in shower and
storm activity Thanksgiving Day and Friday. For the weekend, the
cold front will exit the region, bringing increasing wind and
building seas in its wake.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

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

  7 nautical miles east northeast of Fowey Rocks.
 26 nautical miles southeast of Port Everglades.
 27 nautical miles northeast of Lake Worth.
  7 nautical miles northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

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AMZ650-670-221715-
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-
331 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TODAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming north northeast
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 7 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers in the evening. A chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...South southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning...then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening...
then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms after
midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
south southwest 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around
2 feet building to 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet in
the afternoon. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers
likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
west 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet
in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight
chance of light showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 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. A slight
chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...North northwest winds around 10 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.

$$

AMZ651-671-221715-
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-
331 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TODAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers in the evening. A chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning...then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a chance
of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots along the
coast to west 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
3 feet along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet
in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West northwest winds around 10 knots along the coast
to west northwest 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. 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. A slight
chance of light showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.SUNDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.

$$

AMZ630-221715-
Biscayne Bay-
331 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TODAY...North northeast winds 5 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Bay waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning...then showers likely and a chance
of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the
morning...then a chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A slight chance of light showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ656-657-221715-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
331 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TODAY...East southeast winds 5 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and
inland waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...Southeast 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 after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Nearshore, south southeast winds 5 to 10 knots
becoming south southwest 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Offshore, south southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
southwest in the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning...then
showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and south
southwest 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...West southwest winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and west
15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas
to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots.
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.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...North northwest winds 5 to
10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ676-221715-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
331 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TODAY...South southeast winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds.
.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 5 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the
evening...then a chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds.
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. A slight chance of
showers.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. A slight chance of light
showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers.

$$

AMZ610-221715-
Lake Okeechobee-
331 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TODAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east southeast
after midnight. Lake waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers in the evening...then a chance of showers after
midnight.
.THURSDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
southwest in the afternoon. Lake waters a light chop. Showers and
a chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the
morning...then a chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A slight chance of light showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.SUNDAY...North northwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.

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