Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
235 AM EST Tue Jan 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-GMZ606-161700-
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-
235 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Northeast winds will continue today, generally 15 to
20 KT with occasional gusts to 25 KT. Thus, hazardous boating
conditions will ensue, esepcailly over the Atlantic waters near
the Gulf Stream. However, these winds will weaken slightly by
late afternoon. 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...Northeast winds around 20 KT. Seas 8 to 9
feet through this morning, lowering to 6 to 7 feet by this
afternoon.

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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AMZ650-670-161700-
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-
235 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

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

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

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AMZ651-671-161700-
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-
235 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

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

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 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. Period 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
.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 4 to 6 feet
with occasional to 8 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period 6 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet along
the coast and 4 to 6 feet with occasional to 8 feet in the Gulf
Stream. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A
slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots along the coast to
north 20 to 25 knots in the Gulf Stream. Along the coast, seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. In the Gulf Stream,
seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet building to 7 to
9 feet with occasional seas to 11 feet after midnight. Period
6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 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 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 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 3 feet
along the coast and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet in the
Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 10 knots along the
coast to east 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.
.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.

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AMZ630-161700-
Biscayne Bay-
235 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.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 5 to 10 knots.
Bay waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers.

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GMZ656-657-161700-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
235 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...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.
.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 3 feet offshore. Period 3 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and north
15 to 20 knots offshore. Nearshore, seas around 2 feet.
Offshore, 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 winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to
around 25 knots nearshore and north 15 to 20 knots offshore.
Seas 2 to 3 feet nearshore and 5 to 7 feet with occasional to
9 feet offshore. Period 4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...Nearshore, north northeast winds 10 to 15 knots,
Seas around 2 feet. Offshore, north northeast winds 15 to
20 knots becoming around 10 knots in the evening, 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 light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to
10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.

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GMZ676-161700-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
235 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

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AMZ610-161700-
Lake Okeechobee-
235 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.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.
.WEDNESDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North 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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