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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
932 PM EST Thu Feb 22 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-GMZ606-231515-
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-
932 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will continue to dominate the weather
pattern across South Florida waters. East to southeast winds will
continue with wind speeds of 10 to 15 knots for the Gulf and 15
to 20 knots for the Atlantic. A few showers are possible, mainly
over the Atlantic waters, through the period.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Feb 22, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

 11 nautical miles east of Fowey Rocks.
 20 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
  6 nautical miles east of Lake Worth.
  6 nautical miles east southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

$$

AMZ650-670-231515-
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-
932 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF 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 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...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 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers in the morning. A
slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast 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 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of
showers.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers in the
morning...then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast
to southeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight
chance of showers in the evening...then a chance of showers
after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of
showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.

$$

AMZ651-671-231515-
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-
932 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers through the
night.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers in the
morning. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast
to southeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight
chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Winds east southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ630-231515-
Biscayne Bay-
932 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers late in the evening...
then a chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.
A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers.

$$

GMZ656-657-231515-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
932 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...East northeast winds 5 knots. Seas
less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth. A slight chance
of showers.

$$

GMZ676-231515-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
932 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A slight chance of showers late in the
evening.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. A slight chance of showers.

$$

AMZ610-231515-
Lake Okeechobee-
932 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers late in the evening...then a
chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A
chance of showers in the morning...then a slight chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.SUNDAY...South southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers.

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