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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
338 AM EDT Sat Sep 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-GMZ606-170000-
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-
338 AM EDT Sat Sep 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
Swell and increased northeasterly winds from departing Hurricane
Jose will lead to small craft needing to exercise caution today
across the Atlantic waters for winds around 15 knots and 4-6 feet
seas, except off Palm Beach County where a Small Craft Advisory is
in effect for waves of 7 feet. As Jose lifts further north
heading into early next week, marine conditions will slowly
improve with decreasing north/northeasterly flow but continued
elevated seas especially off Palm Beach County.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Waves around 7 feet off Palm Beach County.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Sep 14, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

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AMZ650-670-170000-
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-
338 AM EDT Sat Sep 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 5 seconds increasing to
14 seconds in the afternoon. Northeast swell around 3 feet in
the afternoon. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet along the coast and 5 to 7 feet with
occasional to 9 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period 5 seconds. North
northeast swell 3 to 4 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to
around 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to
8 feet. Period 12 seconds becoming 5 seconds in the afternoon.
North northeast swell around 3 feet in the morning. Intracoastal
waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet along the coast and 5 to
7 feet with occasional to 9 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period
6 seconds. North northeast swell around 3 feet. Intracoastal
waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. North northeast swell around 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers
. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. North northeast swell 3 to
4 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas to 9 feet. North northeast swell 3 to 5 feet.
Intracoastal waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Along the coast, east southeast winds around
5 knots in the evening becoming variable winds less than
5 knots. In the Gulf Stream, east southeast winds around
5 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. North
northeast swell 3 to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Along the coast, variable winds 5 knots or less
becoming east around 5 knots in the afternoon. In the Gulf
Stream, east southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters smooth. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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AMZ651-671-170000-
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-
338 AM EDT Sat Sep 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...North northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters
light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet along the coast and 3 to 5 feet
with occasional to 6 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period 6 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet along the coast and 3 to 5 feet with
occasional to 6 feet in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers. A slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
northwest late in the evening. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional
seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.TUESDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming east southeast in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet.
North northeast swell around 3 feet. Intracoastal waters smooth.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. North northeast swell
3 to 4 feet. Intracoastal waters smooth. A slight chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Variable winds 5 knots or less becoming southeast
around 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal
waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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AMZ630-170000-
Biscayne Bay-
338 AM EDT Sat Sep 16 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots becoming west
northwest late in the evening. Bay waters smooth. A slight
chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots in the evening
becoming variable winds less than 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Variable winds 5 knots or less becoming southeast
around 5 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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GMZ656-657-170000-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
338 AM EDT Sat Sep 16 2017

.TODAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 6 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 6 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Nearshore, northwest in the afternoon. North northeast
winds 5 to 10 knots. Offshore, north northwest 10 to 15 knots in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 6 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
north northeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore.
Period 5 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and north
10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to
4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters
light chop.
.TUESDAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
southwest in the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming east
after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters
smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots becoming south southwest
in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters
smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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GMZ676-170000-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
338 AM EDT Sat Sep 16 2017

.TODAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 6 seconds.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
6 seconds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
Period 5 seconds.
.MONDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots becoming east
northeast after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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AMZ610-170000-
Lake Okeechobee-
338 AM EDT Sat Sep 16 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Lake waters smooth. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

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