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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
333 AM EST Thu Nov 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-GMZ606-161715-
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-
333 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will continue to bring a breezy east
to northeasterly flow to the Atlantic and Gulf waters through the
end of the week. Periods of stronger winds are possible during
the forecast period which may necessitate advisories at times
over the local waters. Scattered showers are also expected over
the waters as well through the end of the week, especially in the
Atlantic waters.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS... ENE wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6
feet.

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

  7 nautical miles southeast of Fowey Rocks.
  8 nautical miles east northeast of Port Everglades.
  6 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth.
  6 nautical miles east northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-161715-
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-
333 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast
to northeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet along the coast and 5 to 7 feet
with occasional to 9 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period 6 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers
in the evening...then a slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.FRIDAY...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 showers through the
day.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the
coast to east northeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 6 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Along the coast, east southeast winds 5 knots
becoming north northeast around 5 knots in the morning. In the
Gulf Stream, east winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in the
morning. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North 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.
.MONDAY...Winds northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.

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AMZ651-671-161715-
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-
333 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast
to northeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. 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 7 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers
in the evening...then a slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 20 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 7 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of
showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the
coast to east northeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 6 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
.SATURDAY...Winds east northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast
to northeast 10 to 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.
.SUNDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. A slight chance of showers.

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AMZ630-161715-
Biscayne Bay-
333 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers in the evening...then a
slight chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers.

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GMZ656-657-161715-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
333 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

.TODAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 3 seconds. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and
northeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.FRIDAY...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
moderate chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and
east 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 moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...Nearshore, east winds 5 to 10 knots in the morning.
Winds northwest in the evening. Offshore, east northeast winds
10 to 15 knots becoming northeast around 5 knots in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.MONDAY...Northeast 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 slight chance of showers.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
333 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

.TODAY...North northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east northeast
around 5 knots in the afternoon...then becoming north 5 knots
in the evening. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet building to 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to
6 feet after midnight. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet.

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AMZ610-161715-
Lake Okeechobee-
333 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters choppy. A
slight chance of showers in the morning...then a chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters
choppy.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming south
southwest 5 knots late in the evening...then becoming northwest
around 5 knots after midnight. Lake waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...West northwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
after midnight. Lake waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop.

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