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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
1011 AM EDT Wed Aug 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-GMZ606-170315-
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-
1011 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure centered northeast of the waters will keep east to
southeast winds in place through the weekend. Seas of 2 feet or
less are expected through Friday, with seas building to 3 feet
for Atlantic waters on Saturday. A few showers and thunderstorms
will impact the waters through Friday, but are more likely this
weekend.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...none.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Aug 15, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

 12 nautical miles east of Fowey Rocks.
 16 nautical miles east of Port Everglades.
  5 nautical miles east of Lake Worth.
 14 nautical miles east of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

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AMZ650-670-170315-
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-
1011 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 8 seconds becoming 3 seconds after midnight. Intracoastal
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.

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AMZ651-671-170315-
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-
1011 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Period 9 seconds becoming 4 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

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Biscayne Bay-
1011 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
morning...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ656-657-170315-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
1011 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East southeast winds around 5 knots becoming
west northwest. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and
inland waters smooth. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
southwest. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms
.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.
.FRIDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast
in the evening. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters
light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.

$$

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
1011 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in
the morning.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Scattered showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms
.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in the
evening. Seas around 2 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

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Lake Okeechobee-
1011 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...North northeast winds around 5 knots becoming
east. Lake waters a light chop. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. Isolated showers and thunderstorms late in the
evening.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms through the
day.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late in
the evening.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
morning...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to
10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.

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