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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
412 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019

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-GMZ606-200915-
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-
412 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019

.SYNOPSIS...
Strong showers and storms ahead and along a passing cold front
will move across the region this evening and tonight. Behind the
front, winds will veer northwesterly and continue to gust over
the Gulf and offshore Atlantic waters through a good portion of
Saturday. Winds and seas will begin to diminish as high pressure
builds in to conclude the weekend and kick off the next week.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...20 to 25 knot winds with wind gusts to
near gale force possible overnight. Seas could build to 7 feet.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Apr 18, 2019 at 1200 UTC...

  7 nautical miles east northeast of Fowey Rocks.
 16 nautical miles east northeast of Port Everglades.
 11 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth.
 12 nautical miles northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

$$

AMZ650-670-200915-
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-
412 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019

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

.TONIGHT...Along the coast, west winds 15 to 20 knots. In the
Gulf Stream, southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet after
midnight. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Showers with thunderstorms likely in the evening, then showers
likely and chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet along
the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet in the Gulf
Stream. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 10 to 20 knots. Seas
around 2 feet along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to
5 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
north northwest 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around
2 feet along the coast and 2 to 3 feet in the Gulf Stream.
Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast
to northeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet
along the coast and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet in the
Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to
6 feet in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ651-671-200915-
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-
412 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019

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

.TONIGHT...South southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional
seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. Showers with thunderstorms likely in the evening, then
showers likely and chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet along the coast and 2 to 3 feet in the Gulf Stream.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of
showers in the morning, then slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less than
2 feet along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet
in the Gulf Stream. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a
light chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet along
the coast and 2 to 3 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet
along the coast and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet in the
Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet along the coast and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet
in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. Slight chance of showers.

$$

AMZ630-200915-
Biscayne Bay-
412 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
northwest 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Bay waters choppy.
Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then
chance of showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.

$$

GMZ657-200915-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
412 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...West northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet
nearshore and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet offshore.
Period 6 seconds. Bay and inland waters choppy in exposed areas.
Showers with thunderstorms likely in the evening, then chance of
showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and
west northwest 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 3 feet
nearshore and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet offshore.
Period 6 seconds. Bay and inland waters choppy in exposed areas.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 5 to 15 knots nearshore
and northwest 10 to 20 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet
nearshore and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet offshore.
Period 9 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet
offshore. Period 8 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to
15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ656-200915-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
412 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 92 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...West northwest winds 10 to 20 knots nearshore and
west northwest 20 to 25 knots offshore. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet nearshore and 4 to 6 feet with
occasional to 8 feet offshore. Period 8 seconds. Bay and inland
waters choppy in exposed areas. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and
west northwest 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet nearshore and 4 to 6 feet with
occasional to 8 feet offshore. Period 8 seconds. Bay and inland
waters choppy in exposed areas. Slight chance of showers in the
morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots nearshore and
northwest 10 to 20 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet nearshore and 4 to 6 feet with
occasional to 8 feet offshore. Period 8 seconds. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...North northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet
nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore.
Period 8 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...North northeast winds 5 to 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Nearshore, east northeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Offshore, north northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east
northeast after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...Nearshore, east northeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Offshore, east northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast
5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Nearshore, east winds 5 to 10 knots. Offshore,
north northwest winds around 10 knots becoming east after
midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the
evening. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ676-200915-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
412 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...West northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet
with occasional seas to 10 feet. Period 8 seconds. Chance of
showers in the evening.
.SATURDAY...West northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7
feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Period 8 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to
7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Period 8 seconds.
.SUNDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 8 seconds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
east after midnight. Seas around 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots becoming east late
in the evening. Seas around 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in the
evening. Seas around 2 feet.

$$

AMZ610-200915-
Lake Okeechobee-
412 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 92 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots.
Lake waters choppy. Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms in
the evening, then chance of showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
a light chop.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Lake
waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 15 knots.
Lake waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers.

$$



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