Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
1200 PM EST Fri Dec 15 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.

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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-
1200 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will continue to build across South
Florida the next few days, leading to dry weather with light and
variable winds. A weak frontal passage on Saturday will bring
stronger northeasterly flow around 15 knots, veering easterly on
Sunday. No significant rain chances through the period.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Dec 12, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

  2 nautical miles east northeast of Fowey Rocks.
  5 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
  9 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth.
  7 nautical miles east southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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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-
1200 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...Along the coast, northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. In
the Gulf Stream, west northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
north northwest after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Period
10 seconds becoming 3 seconds after midnight. Intracoastal
waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
northeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along
the coast to southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.

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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-
1200 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.REST OF TODAY...West southwest winds 5 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

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Biscayne Bay-
1200 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East northeast winds around 5 knots becoming
southeast 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Bay waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Bay waters a light chop.

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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-
1200 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 5 knots becoming west. Seas
less than 2 feet. Period 5 seconds. Bay and inland waters
smooth.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore
and east northeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and east 10 to
15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters
light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in
the evening. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
1200 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.REST OF TODAY...South southeast winds around 5 knots becoming
southwest 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 5 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 3 seconds.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
northeast in the evening. Seas around 2 feet.

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Lake Okeechobee-
1200 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.REST OF TODAY...West southwest winds 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.TONIGHT...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Lake waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming west
southwest in the evening. Lake waters a light chop.

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