Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
1015 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 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-GMZ606-230315-
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-
1015 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A tropical wave approaching the area from the east
will bring periods of showers and thunderstorms today through
the rest of this week. Moderate to fresh easterly breezes will
become south southeasterly mid week, then have more of a westerly
component by this weekend. Waves through the period will
generally be less than 3 feet.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Aug 19, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

  9 nautical miles east southeast of Fowey Rocks.
 15 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
 11 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth.
 12 nautical miles east 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-
1015 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...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 and
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely late in the evening...then a chance of
showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers
and thunderstorms likely.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.THURSDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet along the coast and 2 to 3 feet in the Gulf Stream.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.

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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-
1015 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then
showers and thunderstorms likely.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.

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Biscayne Bay-
1015 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely late in the evening...then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots.
Bay waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

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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-
1015 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Nearshore, northeast winds 5 to 10 knots
becoming north. Offshore, east northeast winds 10 to 15 knots
becoming north 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.TONIGHT...Nearshore, east southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Offshore, east northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast
after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely late
in the evening...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms
after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the evening...then
showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight.
.THURSDAY...South southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light 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.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
1015 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
north 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 3 seconds. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds.
Showers and thunderstorms likely late in the evening...then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the
morning...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms
late in the evening...then showers and thunderstorms likely
after midnight.
.THURSDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas
less than 2 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas around 2 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

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Lake Okeechobee-
1015 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds around 5 knots late in
the evening becoming variable winds less than 5 knots...then
becoming south around 5 knots after midnight. Lake waters
smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.

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