Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
947 PM 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-GMZ606-241445-
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-
947 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A few showers and thunderstorms with easterly to
southeasterly flow are still possible tonight, especially over
the Gulf waters. Another surge of moisture with higher rain
chances and an increase in winds is expected late this week
through the Memorial Day weekend. Seas 1 to 3 feet the next
couple of days before waves increase 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.


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AMZ650-670-241445-
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-
947 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...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
slight chance of showers late in the evening...then a chance of
showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...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 and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.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. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...South 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 and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds around 15 knots. Along the
coast, seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet
subsiding to 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet after
midnight. In the Gulf Stream, seas 7 to 9 feet with occasional
seas to 11 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds around 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.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.

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AMZ651-671-241445-
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-
947 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the
coast to east southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
A slight chance of showers late 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 and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the
coast to east southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers in the evening. A slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Showers likely after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of
showers in the evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms through
the night. Showers likely after midnight.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.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 and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas
4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet along the coast and
6 to 8 feet with occasional to 10 feet in the Gulf Stream.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.

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AMZ630-241445-
Biscayne Bay-
947 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers in the evening. A slight chance
of thunderstorms through the night. Showers likely after
midnight.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. Showers likely in the morning. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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GMZ656-657-241445-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
947 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 5 knots nearshore and east
southeast 5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers late in the evening.
.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. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. Showers likely in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East 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 and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Showers likely in the morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms
. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and
southeast around 15 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...South southeast winds 15 to 20 knots.
Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to
6 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Showers
likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. A slight chance of showers
after midnight.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the
morning...then a chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet in the
afternoon. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...South southeast winds 20 to
25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...South southeast winds 15 to 20 knots.
Seas around 2 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

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AMZ610-241445-
Lake Okeechobee-
947 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

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

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