Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
406 PM EST Wed Feb 21 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.

AMZ600-GMZ606-221015-
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-
406 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will continue to dominate the weather
pattern across the Atlantic and Gulf waters through the end of
the week. Moderate east to southeast winds will continue with
wind speeds of 10 to 15 knots for the Gulf and 15 to 20 knots for
the Atlantic. Wave heights across the Gulf will generally be
between 1 and 3 feet, while across the Atlantic they will be
between 3 and 5 feet. Occasional Atlantic showers are expected
through most of the period.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Feb 17, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

  9 nautical miles northeast of Fowey Rocks.
 13 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
  9 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth.
 12 nautical miles east of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-221015-
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-
406 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...Winds east winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to east
15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
east 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers in the
evening...then a chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to east
15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers through the
day.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the
coast to east 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots
along the coast to south southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf
Stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers.

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AMZ651-671-221015-
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-
406 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.THURSDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers in
the evening...then a chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of
showers.

$$

AMZ630-221015-
Biscayne Bay-
406 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A
slight chance of showers through the night.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening...then
a chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.
A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...East southeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
A chance of showers.

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GMZ656-657-221015-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
406 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and east 10 to
15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and east 10 to
15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and east
10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore
and southeast around 10 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 5 knots nearshore
and southeast 5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.

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GMZ676-221015-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
406 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
4 seconds.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. A slight chance of showers.

$$

AMZ610-221015-
Lake Okeechobee-
406 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers through the night.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.SUNDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers.

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