Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
936 AM 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-GMZ606-160315-
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-
936 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Breezy to windy northeast winds will continue over
most of South Florida waters today into tonight. Breezy winds and
high seas with a Small Craft Advisory is in effect for Atlantic
waters and Lake Okeechobee through tonight. For the Gulf waters
Small Craft Exercise Caution is in effect with breezy winds and
seas 3 to 5 feet. There could also be a few showers over the
Atlantic waters through tonight.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS... 8 to 11 feet through tonight before
decreasing to 5 to 7 feet by late Tuesday.

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

 22 nautical miles east northeast of Port Everglades.
 17 nautical miles east of Lake Worth.
 23 nautical miles east of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-160315-
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-
936 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots along the coast to
north northeast 20 to 25 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 6 to
8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet along the coast and 9 to
11 feet with occasional to 14 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period
8 seconds. North swell 4 feet. Intracoastal waters rough in
exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots along the coast to
northeast 20 to 25 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 7 to 9 feet
with occasional seas to 11 feet along the coast and 9 to 11 feet
with occasional to 14 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period 8 seconds.
North swell 3 feet. Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas.
A slight chance of 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 showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the
coast to north northeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Period 6 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Winds north winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds around 20 knots with
gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas
to 8 feet along the coast and 6 to 8 feet with occasional to
10 feet in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
A slight chance of showers late in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet along
the coast and 6 to 8 feet with occasional to 10 feet in the Gulf
Stream. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...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.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

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AMZ651-671-160315-
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-
936 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots along the coast to
north northeast 20 to 25 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 6 to
8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet along the coast and 9 to
11 feet with occasional to 14 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period
8 seconds. Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas. A slight
chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots along the coast to northeast 20 to 25 knots in the Gulf
Stream. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet along
the coast and 9 to 11 feet with occasional to 14 feet in the
Gulf Stream. Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters rough in
exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Along the coast, seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas
to 8 feet. In the Gulf Stream, seas 7 to 9 feet with occasional
seas to 11 feet subsiding to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to
9 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 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
6 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight
chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet along the coast and 4 to
6 feet with occasional to 8 feet in the Gulf Stream.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds around 20 knots with
gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas
to 8 feet along the coast and 6 to 8 feet with occasional to
10 feet in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
A slight chance of showers late in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet along
the coast and 6 to 8 feet with occasional to 10 feet in the Gulf
Stream. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 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.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop.

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AMZ630-160315-
Biscayne Bay-
936 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

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

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

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GMZ656-657-160315-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
936 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

.REST OF TODAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to
5 feet offshore. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas around 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
25 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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...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.
.WEDNESDAY...Winds north winds 15 to 20 knots. Nearshore, seas
around 2 feet. Offshore, seas 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots
nearshore and north northeast around 20 knots with gusts to
around 30 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 3 feet nearshore and 5 to
7 feet with occasional to 9 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters
a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Nearshore, seas
around 2 feet. Offshore, seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas
to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and northeast
around 10 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.

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GMZ676-160315-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
936 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

.REST OF TODAY...North northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...North northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas
7 to 9 feet with occasional seas to 11 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.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...East northeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.

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AMZ610-160315-
Lake Okeechobee-
936 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake
waters choppy.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 30 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots.
Lake waters choppy.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.

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