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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
416 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 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-GMZ606-220930-
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-
416 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A stalled front remains just to the north, over
Central Florida. Marine conditions are forecast to deteriorate
through the day as the wind increases and seas build. Showers and
thunderstorms are forecast bring locally higher winds and waves
late this weekend into early next week. Conditions should
gradually improve by mid next week.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Deteriorating conditions over the weekend
with 7 to 8 foot seas expected.


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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AMZ650-670-220930-
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-
416 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to east
15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. 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. Period 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
east southeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Showers likely in
the morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms. A
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY 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. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers in the morning. A slight
chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and
a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West southwest 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.
.WEDNESDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 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. A slight chance of
showers.

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AMZ651-671-220930-
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-
416 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to east
15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet along the coast and 3 to 5 feet with
occasional to 8 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period 3 seconds
increasing to 9 seconds after midnight. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...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.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to
around 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to
5 feet. Period 6 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 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
south southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...West southwest winds 5 to
10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.

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AMZ630-220930-
Biscayne Bay-
416 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers.

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GMZ656-657-220930-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
416 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 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.
.SUNDAY...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.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...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 and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West 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. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
west 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. A slight chance of showers.

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GMZ676-220930-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
416 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

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

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AMZ610-220930-
Lake Okeechobee-
416 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers in the morning. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. Showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Showers likely in the evening. A slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Showers likely and a slight 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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