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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
341 PM EDT Wed Aug 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-GMZ606-170815-
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-
341 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A Bermuda high is forecast to keep the east to southeast wind, as
well as showers and thunderstorms in the forecast into the
beginning of the weekend. Seas are forecast to run 1 to 2 feet
until the weekend, when they are forecast to slowly build to 2 to
4 feet, under a strengthening easterly wind.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Aug 15, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

 12 nautical miles east of Fowey Rocks.
 16 nautical miles east of Port Everglades.
  5 nautical miles east of Lake Worth.
 14 nautical miles east of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-170815-
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-
341 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth. Isolated showers
after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the
coast to east southeast around 15 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 thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...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 chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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AMZ651-671-170815-
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-
341 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Isolated showers
after midnight.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of
showers in the evening...then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast 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 and
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

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Biscayne Bay-
341 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Isolated showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers in the morning. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers through the night.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around
10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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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-
341 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...East 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.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds around 5 knots becoming
southwest in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers through the
day. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds around 5 knots becoming
east after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
southwest in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers through the
day. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less than 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
341 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms
after midnight.
.THURSDAY...East northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A chance of thunderstorms in the
morning. A chance of showers. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A slight chance of thunderstorms
in the evening. A chance of showers through the night. A chance
of thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A chance of thunderstorms in the
morning. A chance of showers. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

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AMZ610-170815-
Lake Okeechobee-
341 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...South southwest winds around 5 knots becoming north
after midnight. Lake waters smooth. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A
slight chance of showers through the night.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of
showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to
10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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