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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
418 PM EDT Tue Oct 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.

AMZ600-GMZ606-180930-
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-
418 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
Winds will gradually shift to the NNE around 10 knots as a cold
front moves across the region, then northeasterly flow and
increasing to around 20 knots by end of the work week. Seas will
continue to increase tonight to 6 to 8 feet, and persisting at 6
to 8 feet through the rest of the week.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Seas will begin to increase tonight
through the rest of the week.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as
of Oct 17, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

  9 nautical miles northeast of Fowey Rocks.
  8 nautical miles northeast of Port Everglades.
 11 nautical miles southeast of Lake Worth.
 11 nautical miles northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-180930-
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-
418 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8AM THURSDAY...

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

$$

AMZ651-671-180930-
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-
418 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet along
the coast and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet in the Gulf
Stream. Period 9 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Showers likely in the morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms
. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 9 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet along the coast and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet
in the Gulf Stream. Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East 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.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

$$

AMZ630-180930-
Biscayne Bay-
418 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 5 knots. Bay
waters smooth. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 15 knots. Bay waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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GMZ656-657-180930-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
418 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...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. Period 3 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Showers likely in the evening. A
slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
east northeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers in the morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms through
the day. Showers likely in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
east northeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening...
then a slight chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and north
northeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers in the morning...then a chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and
east 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 in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Winds east northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore
and east northeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas less than
2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters
light chop. A chance of showers.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY 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 chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ676-180930-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
418 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Showers likely
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Period 3 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms in the evening...then a slight chance
of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. A slight chance of
showers in the evening.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

$$

AMZ610-180930-
Lake Okeechobee-
418 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

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