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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
412 AM EDT Sun Jun 18 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-GMZ606-181630-
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-
412 AM EDT Sun Jun 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS...increasing southeast flow will bring Small Craft
Exercise Caution conditions over most of the coastal waters and
Lake Okeechobee starting tonight and continuing through the
first half of the work week. Winds may become stronger Monday or
Tuesday, depending on the final outcome of a developing tropical
disturbance near the Yucatan. Conditions should begin to improve
by mid week with high pressure returning to the area.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...winds of 15-20 knots with seas around 5
feet starting tonight.


The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Jun 17, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

  9 nautical miles east of Fowey Rocks.
 16 nautical miles east of Port Everglades.
 13 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth.
 13 nautical miles east southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-181630-
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-
412 AM EDT Sun Jun 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to south
southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight
chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Showers likely through
the day. Thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
southeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning. A chance of showers. A chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms through the night.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 15 to
20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.

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AMZ651-671-181630-
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-
412 AM EDT Sun Jun 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning. Showers likely. Thunderstorms likely in
the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Winds southeast 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 showers
and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms in the morning...then showers and
thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 15 to
20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms.

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AMZ630-181630-
Biscayne Bay-
412 AM EDT Sun Jun 18 2017

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms
in the morning...then showers and thunderstorms likely in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A
slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Showers likely
. Thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Bay waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...East southeast winds 5 to
10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

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GMZ656-657-181630-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
412 AM EDT Sun Jun 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and southeast
15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning. Showers likely.
Thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and
southeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore
and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore. Period
4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and southeast
15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to
4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore. Period 4 seconds. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning. Showers likely.
Thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and
southeast around 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. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Winds south southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet nearshore and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet
offshore. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to
5 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet
offshore. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 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-
412 AM EDT Sun Jun 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas around 2 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet in the
afternoon. Period 4 seconds. A slight chance of thunderstorms in
the morning. Showers likely. Thunderstorms
likely in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 5 seconds. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning. Showers likely.
Thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 5 seconds. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots.
Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.

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Lake Okeechobee-
412 AM EDT Sun Jun 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.TODAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Lake waters choppy. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning...
then showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming 5 to 10 knots
after midnight. Lake waters choppy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance
of showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Lake waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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