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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
346 AM EDT Mon Oct 16 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-GMZ606-161630-
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-
346 AM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Light east winds will continue through early in the
week as South Florida remains under the influence of high
pressure. Showers and a few thunderstorms will be possible over
South Florida waters each day. Stronger winds and better rain
chances are expected mid week as a frontal boundary moves south.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the
Gulf Stream as of Oct 14, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

  2 nautical miles southeast of Fowey Rocks.
  7 nautical miles northeast of Port Everglades.
  3 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth.
  4 nautical miles east northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

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AMZ650-670-161630-
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-
346 AM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to east
northeast 5 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
8 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers
in the morning...then a slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 5 knots along the coast to east
northeast 5 to 10 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers in the evening. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of
showers in the morning. A chance of thunderstorms through the
day. Showers likely in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Along the coast, seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. In the Gulf Stream,
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
9 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely.
.WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet along the coast and 5 to
7 feet with occasional to 9 feet in the Gulf Stream. North
northeast swell around 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet along the coast and
4 to 6 feet with occasional to 8 feet in the Gulf Stream.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet along
the coast and 4 to 6 feet with occasional to 8 feet in the Gulf
Stream. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet
with occasional seas to 10 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

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AMZ651-671-161630-
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-
346 AM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TODAY...East northeast winds 5 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth. A chance of
showers in the morning. A slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 8 seconds becoming 3 seconds after midnight.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers in
the evening. A chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Along the coast, seas
around 2 feet. In the Gulf Stream, seas around 2 feet building
to 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet after midnight.
Period 3 seconds increasing to 9 seconds after midnight.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely.
.WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet along the coast and 4 to 6 feet with occasional to 8 feet
in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers
likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet along the coast and 3 to 5 feet
with occasional to 6 feet in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas. A chance of showers.

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Biscayne Bay-
346 AM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TODAY...North northeast winds 5 knots becoming east around
5 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of
showers.
.TONIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. A slight
chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers in the morning. A chance of
thunderstorms. Showers likely in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. Showers likely.
.WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers in the morning. A chance of
thunderstorms. Showers likely in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy. A chance of showers.

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GMZ656-657-161630-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
346 AM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TODAY...East northeast winds 5 knots becoming west northwest in
the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers in the
morning. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. East after midnight. Seas
less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of
showers through the night.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and northeast
10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
east northeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 2 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
northeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
east northeast 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.
.THURSDAY...Winds northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...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. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas less than
2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters
light chop. A chance of showers.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
346 AM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TODAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east
after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. A chance
of showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 3 seconds. A
chance of showers in the evening...then showers likely after
midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. A chance of showers.

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AMZ610-161630-
Lake Okeechobee-
346 AM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. A slight
chance of showers in the morning...then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of
showers through the night.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers in the morning. A chance of
thunderstorms. Showers likely in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. Showers likely in the evening...then a
chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers.

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