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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
246 AM EST Thu Dec 14 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.

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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-
246 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will continue to build across South
Florida the next few days, leading to light and somewhat
variable winds. A weak frontal passage on Saturday will bring
stronger northeasterly flow around 15 knots, veering easterly on
Sunday. No significant rain chances through the period.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Dec 12, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

  2 nautical miles east northeast of Fowey Rocks.
  5 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
  9 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth.
  7 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-
246 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...Along the coast, west northwest winds 5 knots becoming
south southwest in the afternoon. In the Gulf Stream, west
northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west southwest in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 feet along the coast and 2 to 4 feet
with occasional to 5 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period 6 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds around 5 knots becoming
northwest after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Period 10 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...North northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

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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-
246 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet
along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet in the
Gulf Stream. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 knots becoming west southwest
in the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Period 6 seconds.
Intracoastal waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...East southeast 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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Biscayne Bay-
246 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...North northwest winds around 5 knots becoming east
southeast 5 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 knots becoming northwest
after midnight. Bay waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
a moderate chop.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.

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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-
246 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...East southeast winds 5 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Period 6 seconds. Bay and inland
waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 5 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 knots becoming west southwest in the
afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 5 seconds. Bay and
inland waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 5 knots becoming north
northeast after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
5 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore
and east 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. 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...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
246 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...South winds 5 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 5 seconds.
.FRIDAY...South southeast winds around 5 knots becoming south
southwest 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Period
5 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 5 knots becoming north
northeast after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
5 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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Lake Okeechobee-
246 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...South southwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
northwest after midnight. Lake waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.

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