Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
926 PM EST Thu Nov 16 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-GMZ606-171515-
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-
926 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will continue to bring moderate to
fresh northeasterly breezes to the Atlantic and Gulf waters
through Friday night. Lighter east winds are expected for the
upcoming weekend, with both seabreezes developing during the
afternoons. Isolated showers are possible over the Atlantic
waters through tonight, then mostly dry conditions are expected
through Saturday.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...North-northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with
seas up to 6 feet.

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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AMZ650-670-171515-
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-
926 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

$$

AMZ651-671-171515-
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-
926 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots along
the coast to northeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. 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
7 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight
chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the
coast to east northeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. 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.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast
to east northeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers
in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Along the coast, east winds 5 to 10 knots
becoming north northeast in the morning. In the Gulf Stream,
east winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to 10 knots in
the morning. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 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. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...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. 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 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ630-171515-
Biscayne Bay-
926 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East 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...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...North northwest winds around 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ656-657-171515-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
926 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period
3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.FRIDAY...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.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and
east northeast 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.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
northwest in the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. 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...Winds north northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...East northeast 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.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and east
5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.

$$

GMZ676-171515-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
926 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
around 2 feet building to 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to
6 feet after midnight. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. A slight chance
of showers.

$$

AMZ610-171515-
Lake Okeechobee-
926 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters
choppy. A slight chance of light showers late in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 5 knots becoming
south late in the evening...then becoming west after midnight.
Lake waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers.

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