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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
354 PM EDT Tue May 22 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-GMZ606-230815-
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-
354 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Scattered showers and ocassional thunderstorms across the
South Florida waters tomorrow and Thursday. Thunderstorms over the
waters may lead to locally erratic winds and briefly higher waves.
Winds will begin to diminish tomorrow southeasterly around 10 to 15
knots. Another surge of moisture with higher rain chances and an
increase in winds late this week through the Memorial Day
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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AMZ650-670-230815-
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-
354 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A
slight chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance
of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...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...South southeast winds 10 to 15 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 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots
along the coast to southeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream.
Seas 2 to 3 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 15 to 20 knots along the
coast to south southeast 15 to 25 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots along the coast to south
20 to 25 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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AMZ651-671-230815-
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-
354 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers
through the night.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...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 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...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 6 feet. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas
4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

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AMZ630-230815-
Biscayne Bay-
354 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

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

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GMZ656-657-230815-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
354 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds around 10 knots nearshore and
east southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 4 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in
the evening. A chance of showers through the night.
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore
and southeast 5 to 10 knots offshore. 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...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
south southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers in the morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms through
the day. Showers likely in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...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.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 15 to 20 knots nearshore
and south southeast 15 to 25 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 3 feet
nearshore and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet offshore.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Nearshore, south southwest winds 15 to 20 knots.
Offshore, south southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming around
15 knots in the evening. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas
to 8 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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GMZ676-230815-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
354 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 5 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...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 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 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.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 20 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. Showers
likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...South southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet in the afternoon. Showers likely and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.

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AMZ610-230815-
Lake Okeechobee-
354 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers through the night.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers in the morning. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. Showers likely in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

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