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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
253 AM EST Mon Dec 18 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-GMZ606-181615-
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-
253 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure is forecast to keep conditions mostly quiet
through the weekend, with only a brief shower possibly this
morning in the portions of the Atlantic waters. Seas are forecast
to run generally 1 to 3 feet through the weekend, with seas
building to around 4 feet periodically east of Key Largo.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Dec 16, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

  5 nautical miles east of Fowey Rocks.
 10 nautical miles east of Port Everglades.
  7 nautical miles east of Lake Worth.
  7 nautical miles northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-181615-
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-
253 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...Along the coast, west winds 5 knots becoming south
southwest around 5 knots in the evening. In the Gulf Stream,
west southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots becoming east late
in the evening. Seas less than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters
smooth.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.

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AMZ651-671-181615-
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-
253 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
east southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet along
the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet in the Gulf
Stream. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet
along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet in the
Gulf Stream. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast
to south southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.

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Biscayne Bay-
253 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming west
in the morning. Bay waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...West northwest winds around 5 knots becoming south
in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming east
after midnight. Bay waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 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-
253 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...Nearshore, east winds 5 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Offshore, east winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
southwest in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Nearshore, east winds 5 knots. Offshore, north
northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east after midnight. Seas
less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Nearshore, south winds 5 knots in the evening
becoming variable winds less than 5 knots. Offshore, south
southeast winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...South southwest winds 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds around 5 knots becoming
east after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...Nearshore, east winds around 5 knots becoming
southeast in the afternoon. Offshore, 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-
253 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east
after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east
southeast after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
2 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...South winds around 5 knots. Seas
less than 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds around 5 knots becoming
east after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet.

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Lake Okeechobee-
253 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...South southeast winds 5 knots becoming east northeast
in the afternoon. Lake waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to
10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...West winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...Variable winds 5 knots or less becoming east southeast
5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Lake waters a light chop.

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