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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
919 PM EDT Mon Oct 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-GMZ606-171430-
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-
919 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Light east winds will continue into Tuesday as high
pressure slowly breaks down across the region. Showers and a few
thunderstorms will be possible over South Florida waters each
day. Stronger winds and better rain chances are expected late
week as a front stalls out across Central and South Florida.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Oct 14, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

  2 nautical miles southeast of Fowey Rocks.
  7 nautical miles northeast of Port Everglades.
  3 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth.
  4 nautical miles east northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

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AMZ650-670-171430-
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-
919 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Winds northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Along the coast, seas
2 to 3 feet. In the Gulf Stream, seas 2 to 3 feet building to
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet after midnight.
Period 9 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 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. Period
9 seconds. North northeast swell around 3 feet. Intracoastal
waters a light chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the
coast to east northeast around 10 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.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely in the evening. A
slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to
7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.

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AMZ651-671-171430-
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-
919 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 8 seconds becoming 3 seconds after
midnight. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms after midnight.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet along
the coast and 4 to 6 feet with occasional to 8 feet in the Gulf
Stream. Period 9 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 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 moderate chop. Showers likely
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.

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AMZ630-171430-
Biscayne Bay-
919 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Isolated showers in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms through
the day. Scattered showers in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. A
chance of showers in the morning. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. Showers likely in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots.
Bay waters choppy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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GMZ656-657-171430-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
919 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Nearshore, east northeast winds 5 knots.
Offshore, north northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east
after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered showers late in the evening.
Isolated thunderstorms through the night. Isolated showers after
midnight.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
northeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered showers
with isolated thunderstorms in the morning...then numerous
showers and scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
east northeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers
likely in the evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms through
the night. A chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
northeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
in the morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms through the
day. Showers likely in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
east northeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms through the night.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots
nearshore and east northeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas
around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 15 knots nearshore
and east northeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas less than
2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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GMZ676-171430-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
919 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Scattered showers with
isolated thunderstorms through the night.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 3 seconds. Showers
likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...East northeast winds 15 to
20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. A slight chance of
showers.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.

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AMZ610-171430-
Lake Okeechobee-
919 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then
numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. A chance of showers in the evening. A slight
chance of thunderstorms through the night. Showers likely after
midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Lake waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

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