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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
350 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 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-GMZ606-180830-
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-
350 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure over the region will keep light to moderate east
to southeast flow over the coastal waters, as well as the slight
chance for showers and thunderstorms tonight into Friday.
A tropical wave approaching from the southeast is forecast to
move through South Florida this weekend bringing a higher chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Seas are forecast to run less than
2 feet through Friday, then slowly build to 2 to 4 feet, under a
strengthening easterly wind.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...none.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Aug 17, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

  7 nautical miles east of Fowey Rocks.
 11 nautical miles east of Port Everglades.
 11 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth.
 14 nautical miles east northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-180830-
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-
350 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
A slight chance of showers in the evening. A slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers in the morning. A chance of thunderstorms
. Showers likely in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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AMZ651-671-180830-
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-
350 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...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 in the evening. A slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A
chance of showers in the morning. A chance of thunderstorms
. Showers likely in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to
around 25 knots. Seas around 2 feet building to 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet after midnight. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY 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 chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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Biscayne Bay-
350 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers in the morning. A chance of
thunderstorms. Showers likely in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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GMZ656-657-180830-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
350 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the
evening.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south southwest
in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east
after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers in the morning. A chance of thunderstorms through the
day. Showers likely in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore
and east southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and a
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...Winds east winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore
and east northeast around 15 knots offshore. Seas less than
2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
350 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east northeast
after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A
chance of showers in the evening. A slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. A slight chance of showers
after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots becoming northeast in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A chance of
thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers through the
day. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

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Lake Okeechobee-
350 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast
in the afternoon. Lake waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of showers in the morning. A chance of
thunderstorms. Showers likely in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
a moderate chop.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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Baxter


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