Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
312 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 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-GMZ606-231615-
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-
312 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A trough over the Bahamas will move west over South
Florida through Thursday. The feature will generate southeast
winds over the waters this afternoon generally from 10 to 15 KT.
As the through lifts north late Thursday into Friday, surface winds
will shift to the south, then to the southwest. Expect periodic
showers and thunderstorms through the period with seas generally
below 4 feet.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots tonight and
Thursday.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
AUG 23, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

  8 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
  6 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
  8 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  6 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.


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AMZ650-670-231615-
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-
312 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS
ALONG THE COAST TO WEST SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF
STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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AMZ651-671-231615-
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-
312 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS
ALONG THE COAST TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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AMZ630-231615-
BISCAYNE BAY-
312 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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GMZ656-657-231615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
312 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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GMZ676-231615-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
312 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.FRIDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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AMZ610-231615-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
312 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS.
LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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