Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
353 PM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

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-GMZ606-160915-
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-
353 PM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Moderate to fresh winds continue across the local
waters, with the direction gradually veering more northeast
later this evening overnight. Hazardous boating conditions
will continue over the Atlantic into Tuesday, before winds and
seas briefly diminish by late Tuesday. Hazardous conditions are
expected over all the waters again for the latter half of the
week as winds and seas increase behind another front Wednesday
afternoon and night.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...North-northeast winds 20 to 25 knots.
Seas 9 to 11 feet through tonight.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as
of Jan 15, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

 10 nautical miles east of Fowey Rocks.
 13 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
  6 nautical miles east of Lake Worth.
 12 nautical miles east southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

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AMZ650-670-160915-
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-
353 PM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...North-northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 8 to 10
feet with occasional seas to 13 feet. Period 8 seconds. East
northeast swell 3 feet. Intracoastal waters rough in exposed
areas. A slight chance of light showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas to 10 feet. Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of light showers
in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 9 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of
showers through the night.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet
with occasional seas to 10 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
.THURSDAY...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to
8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.

$$

AMZ651-671-160915-
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-
353 PM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...North-northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 8 to 10
feet with occasional seas to 13 feet. Period 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas. A slight chance of
light showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas to 10 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet in the afternoon. Period 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of
light showers in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...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. A slight chance of
light showers in the evening...then a chance of showers after
midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 6 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet
with occasional seas to 10 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
.THURSDAY...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to
8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...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 showers.

$$

AMZ630-160915-
Biscayne Bay-
353 PM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A
slight chance of light showers in the evening.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of light showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Bay waters a moderate chop.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 10 knots.
Bay waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers.

$$

GMZ656-657-160915-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
353 PM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet in the
afternoon. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.

$$

GMZ676-160915-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
353 PM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds.
.TUESDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet in the
afternoon. Period 4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas
6 to 8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers.

$$

AMZ610-160915-
Lake Okeechobee-
353 PM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters
choppy.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters
choppy.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.

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