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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
1007 AM EST Thu Jan 18 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.

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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-
1007 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
Hazardous boating conditions will linger into this afternoon
before slowly subsiding this evening into the overnight. Small
Craft advisories are in effect for both the Gulf and Atlantic
waters. Winds will shift more north northeast tonight as high
pressure builds in to the north.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...20 to 25 knot winds and 7 to 9 feet seas.

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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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-
1007 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...Winds north northeast winds 15 to 20 knots.
Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet along the coast
and 7 to 9 feet with occasional to 11 feet in the Gulf Stream.
Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...Northeast 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 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of light
showers.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters
light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the
coast to east northeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 9 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to east
10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East 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.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...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.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.

$$

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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-
1007 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots along the
coast to north northeast 15 to 25 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet along the coast and
7 to 9 feet with occasional to 11 feet in the Gulf Stream.
Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast
to northeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet along the coast and 6 to 8 feet
with occasional to 10 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of
light showers.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet along
the coast and 4 to 6 feet with occasional to 8 feet in the Gulf
Stream. Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...East northeast 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.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
east 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...East 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.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...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.

$$

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Biscayne Bay-
1007 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay
waters choppy.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers.

$$

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Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
1007 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore
and north northeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 3 feet
nearshore and 4 to 6 feet with occasional to 8 feet offshore.
Period 4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less than
2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 3 seconds. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
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-
1007 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to
8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet. Period 7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 6 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 5 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to
10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers.

$$

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Lake Okeechobee-
1007 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.REST OF TODAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake
waters a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.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.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers.

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