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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
331 PM EST Fri Dec 15 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.

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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-
331 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will continue to build across South
Florida the next few days, leading to dry weather with light and
variable winds. A weak frontal passage on Saturday will bring
stronger northeasterly flow around 15 knots, veering easterly on
Sunday. No significant rain chances through the period.


.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Dec 12, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

  2 nautical miles east northeast of Fowey Rocks.
  5 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
  9 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth.
  7 nautical miles east southeast 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-
331 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...Winds northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 10 seconds becoming 3 seconds after midnight.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast
to north northeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...Winds east winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots
along the coast to east southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf
Stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
southwest in the morning. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal
waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 knots along the coast to north
northeast 5 to 10 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas less than
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.

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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-
331 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.

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Biscayne Bay-
331 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 knots becoming north after
midnight. Bay waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots.
Bay waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
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-
331 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 5 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore
and east northeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 knots becoming east
late in the evening...then becoming northeast after midnight.
Seas less than 1 foot. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...North northwest winds 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
331 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...North northwest winds 5 knots becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 5 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 3 seconds.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
4 seconds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet.
.TUESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 knots becoming east northeast
after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 knots. Seas less than 1 foot.

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Lake Okeechobee-
331 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
northwest after midnight. Lake waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...South southeast winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 knots becoming
northwest around 5 knots after midnight. Lake waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.

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