Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
909 PM EDT Wed Oct 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-GMZ606-191415-
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-
909 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Winds will be northeasterly around 10 kts in the
Atlantic waters and 15 kts in the Gulf waters through Thursday as
a slow moving frontal boundary lingers over the region. Winds
will be increasing to 20 kts by the end of the work week. Seas of
5 to 7 feet in the Atlantic waters will persist through the rest
of the week and into the first part of the weekend.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...
Seas up to 7 feet in the Gulf Stream will persist into the
weekend.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Oct 17, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

  9 nautical miles northeast of Fowey Rocks.
  8 nautical miles northeast of Port Everglades.
 11 nautical miles southeast of Lake Worth.
 11 nautical miles northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-191415-
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-
909 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM
EDT THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet along the coast and 5 to 7 feet
with occasional to 9 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period 8 seconds.
North northeast swell around 3 feet late in the evening.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely late in the
evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. A
chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...East 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. Period
8 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas to 9 feet. Intracoastal waters rough in exposed
areas. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas to 9 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 15 knots along the
coast to east southeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Southeast 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.

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AMZ651-671-191415-
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-
909 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 knots becoming east
northeast after midnight. 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. Period 9 seconds. Intracoastal waters
smooth. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East northeast 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. Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots with
gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas
to 9 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance
of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 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.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...East southeast 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.

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AMZ630-191415-
Biscayne Bay-
909 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 5 knots becoming north northwest
after midnight. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.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...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.

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GMZ656-657-191415-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
909 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period
3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms late in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less than
2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 2 seconds. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and
east northeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 2 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and east
northeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers in the morning...then a chance of showers and
a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts
to around 25 knots nearshore and east northeast 15 to 25 knots
offshore. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with
occasional to 5 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas less than 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and east
around 15 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and
2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance
of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots nearshore and
southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ676-191415-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
909 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...East northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Period 4 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms through the night.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts
to around 30 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to
6 feet. Period 4 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the
evening.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...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.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 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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AMZ610-191415-
Lake Okeechobee-
909 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms late in the evening...then a slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to
15 knots. Lake waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Lake waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.

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