Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
1031 AM EDT Thu Oct 12 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-GMZ606-130315-
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-
1031 AM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

.SYNOPSIS...East to northeast wind associated with approaching low
pressure from the Bahamas and high pressure over the northern
Gulf will be near Small Craft Advisory levels for the remainder
of the work- week, before lessening to 10 to 15 knots this
weekend and into next week. Scattered to numerous showers and
thunderstorms are expected into the weekend as the low pressure
crosses the region.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

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

 11 nautical miles east northeast of Fowey Rocks.
 16 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
 12 nautical miles east of Lake Worth.
 13 nautical miles east northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-130315-
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-
1031 AM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Numerous showers
with isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast
to east 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. Numerous showers with isolated
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots along the
coast to east 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.

$$

AMZ651-671-130315-
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-
1031 AM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 6 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Numerous showers
with isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to east
15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. Numerous showers with isolated
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Numerous
showers in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms.
Scattered showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the
coast to east southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

$$

AMZ630-130315-
Biscayne Bay-
1031 AM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy. Numerous showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. Numerous showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Numerous showers in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms
. Scattered showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around
10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. A chance
of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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GMZ656-657-130315-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
1031 AM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and
northeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 3 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. Numerous showers with isolated
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...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 3 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered showers
with isolated thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and east
southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered showers
with isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 5 knots nearshore
and east 5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north northeast in
the evening. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers.

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GMZ676-130315-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
1031 AM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Isolated showers in the morning.
Isolated thunderstorms. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 4 seconds. Scattered
showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Scattered showers
with isolated thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north northeast in
the evening. Seas less than 2 feet. A slight chance of showers.

$$

AMZ610-130315-
Lake Okeechobee-
1031 AM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters
choppy. Numerous showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots becoming east northeast 5 to 10 knots after midnight.
Lake waters choppy. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms late in the
evening...then isolated showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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