Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
425 AM EDT Wed May 23 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-GMZ606-231715-
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-
425 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
Surface high pressure over the Atlantic will continue through the
end of the week. A tropical disturbance over the western
Caribbean will move past the region this weekend.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
May 22, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

$$

AMZ650-670-231715-
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-
425 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3
feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers in the evening...then a chance of showers
after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance
of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...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 evening...then showers likely after
midnight.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along
the coast to southeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. Showers likely.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots along the coast to
southeast 15 to 25 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet building to 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet in the afternoon. Intracoastal waters
rough in exposed areas. Showers likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots with
gusts to around 30 knots along the coast to south 20 to 25 knots
in the Gulf Stream. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to
9 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers likely.

$$

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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-
425 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A
slight chance of showers in the evening...then a chance of
showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers in the evening...then showers likely
after midnight.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. Showers likely.
.SATURDAY...Southeast 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 in the afternoon. Intracoastal waters
rough in exposed areas. Showers likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas
5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. Showers likely.

$$

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Biscayne Bay-
425 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening...then a chance
of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers in the evening...
then showers likely after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. Showers likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay
waters choppy. Showers likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with
gusts to around 30 knots. Bay waters choppy. Showers likely.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. 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-
425 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers in the evening...then a chance of
showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southeast 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...then showers likely in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore
and east southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. Showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Nearshore, south southeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Offshore, east southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming
south after midnight. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to
4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters
a moderate chop. Showers likely.
.SUNDAY...South southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop. Showers likely.

$$

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
425 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the morning.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the
evening...then a chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A chance of showers in the
evening...then showers likely after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Showers likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 20 to 25 knots becoming
south 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Showers likely.
.SUNDAY...South southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. A chance of showers.

$$

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Lake Okeechobee-
425 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A
chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening...then a chance
of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake
waters a moderate chop. Showers likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake
waters choppy. Showers likely.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop. Showers likely.

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