Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
336 PM EST Fri Feb 16 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-GMZ606-170930-
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-
336 PM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Light east-southeast winds will prevail through
Sunday afternoon with seas around 2 feet or less. East winds will
increase beginning Sunday night, with breezy and choppy
conditions then continuing well into next week.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Feb 13, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

  4 nautical miles east of Fowey Rocks.
 15 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
 20 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth.
 21 nautical miles east northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

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AMZ650-670-170930-
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-
336 PM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Winds south southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 10 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 9 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY 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.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots.
Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots
with gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional
seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A
slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast
to east 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas.

$$

AMZ651-671-170930-
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-
336 PM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds around 15 knots along the coast
to east southeast 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.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots along the
coast to east southeast 20 to 25 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters
rough in exposed areas. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots
along the coast to east southeast 20 to 25 knots in the Gulf
Stream. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet.
Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas. A slight chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds around 15 knots along the
coast to east 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas.

$$

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Biscayne Bay-
336 PM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.
A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots.
Bay waters choppy. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop.

$$

GMZ656-657-170930-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
336 PM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TONIGHT...North northwest winds 5 knots becoming east northeast
after midnight. Seas less than 1 foot. Period 1 second
increasing to 2 seconds after midnight. Bay and inland waters
smooth.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 5 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 1 second increasing to
2 seconds in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 knots. Seas less than
1 foot. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet
offshore. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

$$

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
336 PM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

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

$$

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Lake Okeechobee-
336 PM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. Patchy
fog after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 5 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Lake waters smooth. Patchy fog in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots.
Lake waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to
10 knots with gusts to around 20 knots. Lake waters a light chop.

$$


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