Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
401 AM EST Wed Jan 24 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-GMZ606-241730-
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-
401 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018

.SYNOPSIS...North and northeast wind will increase today and
tonight, leading to hazardous marine conditions on Atlantic
waters. A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for this area tonight
through Thursday night, with hazardous conditions likely
continuing and expanding through all waters into the weekend.
Northeast to east wind of 20 to 30 knots is likely Thursday
through Saturday.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...North wind of 20 to 25 knots late tonight,
with seas building to 6 to 8 feet.

The approximate location of the west wall
of the Gulf Stream as of Jan 23, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

  5 nautical miles northeast of Fowey Rocks.
  3 nautical miles east northeast of Port Everglades.
 10 nautical miles northeast of Lake Worth.
  2 nautical miles southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-241730-
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-
401 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Isolated
showers.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet building to 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet after midnight. Period 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Isolated showers.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet
with occasional seas to 10 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal
waters rough in exposed areas.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 8 to
10 feet with occasional seas to 13 feet. Period 7 seconds.
Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 7 to
9 feet with occasional seas to 11 feet. Intracoastal waters
rough in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to
7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Intracoastal waters rough
in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. Showers likely.

$$

AMZ651-671-241730-
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-
401 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Isolated
showers.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet building to 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas to 9 feet after midnight. Period 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Isolated showers in the
evening...then scattered showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet
with occasional seas to 10 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal
waters rough in exposed areas.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 25 knots with
gusts to around 35 knots. Seas 8 to 10 feet with occasional seas
to 13 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters rough in
exposed areas.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds around 25 knots. Seas 8 to
10 feet with occasional seas to 13 feet. Intracoastal waters
rough in exposed areas. Isolated showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 25 knots with gusts to around
35 knots. Seas 7 to 9 feet with occasional seas to 11 feet.
Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas. A chance of showers.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 20 to
25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet.
Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas. A slight chance of
showers.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. Showers likely.

$$

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Biscayne Bay-
401 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy. Isolated showers.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Bay waters rough.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Bay
waters rough.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Bay waters rough.
Isolated showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 20 to 25 knots. Bay waters rough.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay
waters choppy. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. Showers likely.

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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-
401 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely.

$$

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
401 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 6 seconds.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. A slight chance of
showers.
.SUNDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Showers likely.

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Lake Okeechobee-
401 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018

.TODAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake
waters a moderate chop.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake
waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Showers likely.

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