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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
321 PM EST Tue Jan 16 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-GMZ606-170930-
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-
321 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Gusty northeast winds of 15 to 20 knots will weaken a
little tonight and back to northerly Wednesday morning. A cold
front will pass through South Florida waters on Wednesday. Behind
the front, north winds will increase to as high as 20 to 25 knots
at times, especially late Wednesday through early Thursday. Seas
will briefly diminish tonight and Wednesday morning before
increasing late Wednesday and remaining high through Thursday.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Northeast winds of 15 to 20 knots with
seas 6 to 7 feet through early this evening, diminishing later in
the evening. Seas will then build again late Wednesday, reaching
7 to 9 feet Wednesday night through Thursday.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Jan 15, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

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AMZ650-670-170930-
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-
321 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers
through the night.
.WEDNESDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots along the
coast to north 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 7 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers
in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots along
the coast to north 15 to 25 knots in the Gulf Stream. Along the
coast, seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. In the
Gulf Stream, seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet
building to 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet after
midnight. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast
to north northeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet along the coast and 6 to
8 feet with occasional to 10 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period
7 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 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 a moderate chop.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet along the coast and 3 to 5 feet with
occasional to 6 feet in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters
light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the
coast to east northeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots along the
coast to east 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of
showers.

$$

AMZ651-671-170930-
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-
321 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 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. Period
6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to north
15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet along the
coast and 4 to 6 feet with occasional to 8 feet in the Gulf
Stream. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A
slight chance of showers in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots along the coast to
north 15 to 25 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet along the coast and 6 to 8 feet with
occasional to 10 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period 6 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...Winds north northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Along
the coast, seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. In
the Gulf Stream, seas 7 to 9 feet with occasional seas to
11 feet subsiding to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet
in the afternoon. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy
in exposed areas.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet along the coast and 5 to
7 feet with occasional to 9 feet in the Gulf Stream.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet
along the coast and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet in the
Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 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. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...East 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. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...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. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ630-170930-
Biscayne Bay-
321 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy.
.THURSDAY...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Bay waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ656-657-170930-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
321 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
northeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...North northeast winds around 10 knots becoming
north northwest 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots in
the afternoon. Nearshore, seas around 2 feet. Offshore, seas
around 2 feet building to 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to
6 feet in the afternoon. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters
a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots nearshore and
north 15 to 25 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 3 feet nearshore and
5 to 7 feet with occasional to 9 feet offshore. Period
4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and
north northeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet
nearshore and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet offshore.
Period 5 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to
10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore
and east 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ676-170930-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
321 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas around 2 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet in the
afternoon. Period 3 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet
with occasional seas to 10 feet. Period 6 seconds.
.THURSDAY...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to
7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet in the afternoon. Period
7 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance
of showers.

$$

AMZ610-170930-
Lake Okeechobee-
321 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake
waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.

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