Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
940 PM EST Fri Jan 12 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-GMZ606-131515-
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-
940 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Generally dry conditions will prevail through the
holiday weekend. A cold front will cross the waters late tonight,
bringing gusty north wind in its wake. These winds, as well as
waves generated by them, will likely cause hazardous boating
conditions through the next several days. A Small Craft Advisory
will likely be needed.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Jan 11, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

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AMZ650-670-131515-
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-
940 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers late in the
evening...then a slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas to 9 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas to 9 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...North northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 8 to
10 feet with occasional seas to 13 feet. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 7 to 9 feet
with occasional seas to 11 feet. Intracoastal waters rough in
exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas to 9 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
A slight chance of showers.

$$

AMZ651-671-131515-
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-
940 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
northwest 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance
of showers late in the evening...then a slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet.
Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet
with occasional seas to 10 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas
7 to 9 feet with occasional seas to 13 feet. Intracoastal waters
rough in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas to 9 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.

$$

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Biscayne Bay-
940 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
west northwest after midnight. Bay waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers late in the evening.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.
.MONDAY...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop.

$$

GMZ656-657-131515-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
940 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...West northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet building to 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to
5 feet after midnight. Period 6 seconds. Bay and inland waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers late in the evening.
.SATURDAY...North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 8 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 5 seconds. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 4 seconds. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...North northeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop.

$$

GMZ676-131515-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
940 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet building to 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet after midnight. Period
6 seconds.
.SATURDAY...North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet building to 6 to 8 feet
with occasional seas to 10 feet in the afternoon. Period
8 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet
with occasional seas to 10 feet. Period 8 seconds.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas to 10 feet. Period 8 seconds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to
7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet.
.MONDAY...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds
10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet.

$$

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Lake Okeechobee-
940 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers late in the evening.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake
waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake
waters a moderate chop.

$$


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