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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
346 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 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-GMZ606-211630-
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-
346 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
Long period northeasterly swell from distant tropical storm Jose
will continue to filter into the local Atlantic waters today into
Friday, before northeasterly swell from Hurricane Maria works
into the local Atlantic waters this weekend. This will allow for
the Atlantic seas slowly build through the weekend. There will
also be scattered to numerous storms through early this weekend,
before decreasing to isolated coverage late this weekend over
South Florida waters.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Long period northeasterly swell will bring
seas up to at least 7 feet in the Atlantic waters of Palm Beach
County and up to 6 feet in rest of the Atlantic waters.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Sep 21, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-211630-
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-
346 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 11 seconds. North northeast
swell 3 to 4 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 10 seconds. North
northeast swell around 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers in the evening...then a chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 10 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. A chance of thunderstorms in the
morning. A chance of showers. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots along the coast to
east northeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 10 seconds
becoming 5 seconds after midnight. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
A chance of showers through the night. A chance of thunderstorms
after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. East northeast swell around
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of
thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers through the
day. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Northeast swell
around 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet along the coast and 5 to 7 feet with
occasional to 9 feet in the Gulf Stream. North northeast swell
3 to 4 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming around
5 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to
9 feet. North northeast swell 3 to 4 feet. Intracoastal waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

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AMZ651-671-211630-
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-
346 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 11 seconds. North northeast
swell around 3 feet. Intracoastal 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.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 11 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the
evening...then a chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 11 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. A chance of thunderstorms in the
morning. A chance of showers. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 10 seconds
becoming 5 seconds after midnight. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
A chance of showers through the night. A chance of thunderstorms
after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. A chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of
showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North 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.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...North northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters smooth.

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AMZ630-211630-
Biscayne Bay-
346 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay 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.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
A slight chance of showers in the evening...then a chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A
chance of showers through the night. A chance of thunderstorms
after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A
chance of showers. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY...East northeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth.

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GMZ656-657-211630-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
346 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 knots becoming north northwest around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth. A slight chance of
showers in the morning...then a chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 knots nearshore and northeast 5 to
10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers in the
evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. A
slight chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
north 5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...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
thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of showers through the
night. A slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and north
northeast 5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East northeast winds 5 knots becoming west southwest
around 5 knots in the evening. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

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GMZ676-211630-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
346 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...East southeast winds around 5 knots becoming north
northeast in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the morning...then a
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. A slight chance of showers through the night.
A slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the
morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms. A
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
east after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A
chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of showers
through the night. A slight chance of thunderstorms after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. A slight chance of showers in the morning. A slight
chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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AMZ610-211630-
Lake Okeechobee-
346 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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Baxter



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