Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
306 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 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-GMZ606-171530-
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-
306 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure over the region will keep light to
moderate east to southeast flow over the coastal waters, as well
as the slight chance for showers and thunderstorms. An upper
level low pressure system approaching from the east will bring a
higher chance for thunderstorm activity Saturday into Sunday.
Seas are forecast to run less than 2 feet until the weekend, then
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 17, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

  7 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 11 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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AMZ650-670-171530-
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-
306 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO EAST SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WINDS SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 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 SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ651-671-171530-
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-
306 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
THE DAY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
EAST SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST 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 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 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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AMZ630-171530-
BISCAYNE BAY-
306 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A 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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GMZ656-657-171530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
306 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING,...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS
NEARSHORE AND EAST SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...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 CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ676-171530-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
306 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 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
3 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ610-171530-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
306 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST NORTHEAST
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING,...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING,...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.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...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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