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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
414 AM EDT Fri Sep 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-GMZ606-221715-
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-
414 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Long period northeasterly swell from Post Tropical
Cyclone Jose will continue to linger over the local Atlantic waters
through Saturday. As Hurricane Maria is forecast to lift north of
the Bahamas late this weekend, a reinforcing swell will arrive,
building seas late Sunday into Monday. Moderate east to northeast
winds  are expected through Saturday, becoming north to northwest
late this weekend.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Long period northeasterly swell will
continue to bring seas up to 6 feet off Palm Beach County.

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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AMZ650-670-221715-
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-
414 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

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

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AMZ651-671-221715-
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-
414 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

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

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Biscayne Bay-
414 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.TODAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A chance
of showers through the night. A slight chance of thunderstorms
after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of
showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...East northeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 knots in the evening becoming
variable winds less than 5 knots...then becoming northeast
around 5 knots in the morning. Bay waters smooth. A slight
chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...North northwest winds around 5 knots becoming east
northeast in the morning...then becoming variable winds less
than 5 knots in the afternoon becoming southwest 5 knots in the
evening. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers.

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GMZ656-657-221715-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
414 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.TODAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and north northeast
10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then showers and
thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and east
northeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the evening. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Nearshore, east northeast winds 5 to 10 knots
becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Offshore, 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 thunderstorms in the morning...then showers and
thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.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. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.SUNDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then a chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.MONDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in
the evening. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters smooth. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas less than 1 foot. Bay and inland waters smooth.
A chance of showers.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
414 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.TODAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning...then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A
slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of
showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. A
chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...North northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas less than
1 foot. A slight chance of showers.

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Lake Okeechobee-
414 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

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

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