Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
931 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

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-GMZ606-180330-
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-
931 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A light to moderate east-southeast winds will
continue through the rest of the weekend. Seas will remain around
2 feet or less through Sunday afternoon. Winds are expected to
increase Sunday night into Monday and possibly reaching the 15-20
knot range early next week, mainly over the Atlantic waters.
Seas will increase by Monday and remain elevated in the 4 to 6
foot range through much of next week.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.


The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Feb 15, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

$$

AMZ650-670-180330-
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-
931 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.REST OF TODAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 10 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light
chop.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to south
southeast around 10 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 9 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
east 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots.
Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers in the
morning. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.

$$

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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-
931 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to east 10 to
15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 3 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
east 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas.
.MONDAY...East winds around 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. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. A chance of showers in the morning. A slight chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots
along the coast to east southeast 20 to 25 knots in the Gulf
Stream. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet.
Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 20 knots with gusts
to around 30 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to
8 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds around 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. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.

$$

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Biscayne Bay-
931 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.
A chance of showers in the morning...then a slight chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots.
Bay waters choppy. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
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-
931 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming south.
Seas less than 1 foot. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters
smooth.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds around 5 knots nearshore and
northeast 5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Nearshore, east southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Offshore, east northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast
in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and east
10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and
2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters
light chop.
.MONDAY...Winds 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.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East 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 slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...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.

$$

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
931 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
2 seconds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 3 seconds.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. A slight chance of
showers.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet.

$$

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Lake Okeechobee-
931 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Lake waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming northeast
after midnight. Lake waters a light chop. Patchy fog after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Lake waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to
10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.

$$

Baxter



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