Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
242 AM EST Sun Feb 25 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.

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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-
242 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.SYNOPSIS...As the center of high pressure gradually shifts
south and west toward South Florida early next week, flow will
become lighter and more southerly. Seas are generally expected
to be less than 3 feet for the first half of next week.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Feb 24, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

  8 nautical miles east northeast of Fowey Rocks.
 19 nautical miles east of Port Everglades.
 14 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth.
 14 nautical miles east 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-
242 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers after midnight.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the
coast to southeast 5 to 10 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around
2 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 5 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters smooth. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters
light chop.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to south
southwest 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 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-
242 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A
slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the
coast to east southeast around 10 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to
10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.

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Biscayne Bay-
242 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
A slight chance of showers in the evening.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds
5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...South 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-
242 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth. A slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 5 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas less than 1 foot. Bay and inland waters smooth.
A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 5 knots becoming east
southeast late in the evening. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 knots nearshore and
south southeast 5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
242 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
3 seconds.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 knots becoming north in the
evening. Seas less than 2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 knots in the evening becoming
variable winds less than 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet.

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Lake Okeechobee-
242 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. A slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of showers in the evening.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. A
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers through the night.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. A slight
chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

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