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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
933 PM EDT Wed Oct 11 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-GMZ606-121430-
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-
933 PM EDT Wed Oct 11 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Moderate to fresh east-northeast winds will continue
across the local waters over the next few days. A decrease in
speeds is expected on Friday as a low level trough crosses the
region, with easterly flow re-establishing over the weekend.
Rain chances will steadily increase as the trough approaches on
Thursday, with scattered to numerous showers and storms into the
end of the week.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Oct 03, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

 15 nautical miles east southeast of Fowey Rocks.
 16 nautical miles east of Port Everglades.
 11 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth.
 14 nautical miles east northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

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AMZ650-670-121430-
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-
933 PM EDT Wed Oct 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Scattered showers
through the night. Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning. Showers likely. A
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...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. A chance of thunderstorms in the
evening. Showers likely through the night. A slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Showers likely
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers
in the evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms through the
night. Showers likely after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and a
chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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AMZ651-671-121430-
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-
933 PM EDT Wed Oct 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots along the
coast to northeast around 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.
Scattered showers late in the evening...then numerous showers
with isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...East 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. Showers and a
chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. A chance of thunderstorms in the
evening. Showers likely through the night. A slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning. Showers likely. A
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers
in the evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms through the
night. Showers likely after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and a
chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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Biscayne Bay-
933 PM EDT Wed Oct 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FOR WINDS...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy. Scattered showers through the night. Isolated
thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Showers
likely through the night. A slight chance of thunderstorms after
midnight.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Showers
likely. A chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers in the evening. A slight chance
of thunderstorms through the night. Showers likely after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.

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GMZ656-657-121430-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
933 PM EDT Wed Oct 11 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...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.
.THURSDAY...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. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms in the morning...then showers likely
and a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and
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 light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and east 10 to
15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning...then showers likely and a chance
of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...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 and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and a
chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms.

$$

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
933 PM EDT Wed Oct 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FOR WINDS...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. A chance of showers. A slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 4 seconds. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms in the morning...then showers likely
and a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

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Lake Okeechobee-
933 PM EDT Wed Oct 11 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning...then showers likely and a chance
of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in
the evening...then a chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning...then showers likely and a chance
of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

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