Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
334 PM EST Mon Feb 19 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-GMZ606-201200-
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-
334 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.SYNOPSIS...The strengthening western Atlantic ridge axis will
remain to our north through late week, bringing moderate to fresh
east winds to the local waters. Winds will be a little stronger
over the Atlantic and Biscayne Bay waters, with the potential
for advisory conditions at times. Isolated showers are possible
through tonight.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Winds up to 25 knots tonight through
Tuesday morning.

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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AMZ650-670-201200-
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-
334 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas. A chance of showers
in the evening. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas.
.TUESDAY 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.
.WEDNESDAY...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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...East 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.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to east
15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...East southeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

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AMZ651-671-201200-
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-
334 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal
waters rough in exposed areas. A chance of showers through
midnight, then a slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 30 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to
6 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 20 knots with gusts
to around 30 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to
6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas.
.WEDNESDAY...East 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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...East 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.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots.
Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop.

$$

AMZ630-201200-
Biscayne Bay-
334 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds around 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy. A chance of showers through midnight, then a slight
chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.
A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop.

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GMZ656-657-201200-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
334 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...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 chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and
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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast 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.
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots nearshore and
east southeast around 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots with gusts to
around 20 knots nearshore and east around 15 knots offshore.
Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ676-201200-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
334 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 30 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to
5 feet. Period 4 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the
evening...then a chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. A slight chance of
showers in the morning.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

$$

AMZ610-201200-
Lake Okeechobee-
334 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters choppy. A
slight chance of showers in the evening.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters
choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...East southeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Lake waters a moderate chop.

$$

Baxter



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