Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
942 PM EST Sun Dec 17 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.

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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-
942 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
An area of high pressure is expected to sit over the area for
the next several days, before it slides to the southeast. This
should turn the wind to the southeast by Wednesday morning. Seas
are forecast to slowly subside to 2 to 3 feet for a few days,
then subside to 1 to 2 feet for the end of the week for the
Atlantic waters. The Gulf is forecast to run 1 to 2 feet.

.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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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-
942 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
east 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. 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 along the
coast to southwest 5 to 10 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas less
than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...South southwest winds around 5 knots along the coast
to south southwest 5 to 10 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas less
than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots along the
coast to southwest 5 to 10 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas less
than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 5 knots becoming east southeast in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

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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-
942 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
less than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

$$

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Biscayne Bay-
942 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 knots. 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-
942 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...East 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 knots nearshore and east 5 to
10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...South winds around 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...East winds 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth.

$$

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
942 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...South southwest winds 5 knots.
Seas less than 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet.

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Lake Okeechobee-
942 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...South southwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.THURSDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 5 knots becoming north in
the morning. Lake waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.

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