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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
1108 AM EDT Sun Apr 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-GMZ606-230415-
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-
1108 AM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure over the mid-Atlantic and low pressure
over the mid-south states will bring moderate southeasterly
winds across the area today. Winds veer around to south by Monday
night and southwest by late Tuesday as a front approaches.
Scattered to numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms are
likely over the waters through late Tuesday. Winds and waves may
be locally higher near thunderstorms. Winds shift to northwest
behind the front as conditions improve Wednesday.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Seas near 6 feet through early this
afternoon in the waters off of Palm Beach County.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Apr 21, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

 12 nautical miles east southeast of Fowey Rocks.
 10 nautical miles east of Port Everglades.
  8 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth.
 11 nautical miles east of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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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-
1108 AM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a light chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms
in the morning...then a chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
south southeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms late in
the evening...then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms
after midnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a chance
of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
west southwest 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

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AMZ651-671-230415-
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-
1108 AM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...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.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South 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.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots along the
coast to west northwest 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

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Biscayne Bay-
1108 AM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop. A chance of showers in the morning...then a
slight chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
northwest in the morning. Bay waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.

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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-
1108 AM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.REST OF TODAY...South 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 through
the day.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 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
late in the evening.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
chance of showers. A slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Winds south winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers late in the evening...then a chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore
and northwest 5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
1108 AM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds.
.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A slight chance of showers late in the
evening...then a chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight.
.TUESDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to
10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. A slight chance of showers.

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Lake Okeechobee-
1108 AM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A
slight chance of thunderstorms late in the evening. A chance of
showers through the night.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms
in the morning...then showers and a chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms late in the
evening...then a chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning...then showers likely and a chance
of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.

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