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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
1007 AM 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-GMZ606-230315-
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-
1007 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS...An area of low pressure over the Gulf of Mexico will
continue to produce a pressure gradient with an area of high
pressure located in the western Atlantic. This is forecast to
continue to produce a east to southeasterly wind flow across the
Gulf and Atlantic waters between 15 and 20 knots through the
middle of the week. The wind is forecast to start to relax
slightly on Tuesday night, into Wednesday, as the ridge in the
Atlantic tries to move slightly westward. Scattered to numerous
showers and isolated thunderstorms are forecast to affect both
of the Atlantic and Gulf waters through the week. Winds and waves
could be higher in and around any showers or thunderstorms.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Southeast winds near 20 knots through
this morning.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
May 19, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

  4 nautical miles east southeast of Fowey Rocks.
  9 nautical miles east northeast of Port Everglades.
  9 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth.
 14 nautical miles east southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-230315-
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-
1007 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

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AMZ651-671-230315-
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-
1007 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 6 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...East 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.
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A
chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers likely.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Showers
likely.
.SATURDAY...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.

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AMZ630-230315-
Biscayne Bay-
1007 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Showers likely.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. Showers likely.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
a moderate chop. Showers likely.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

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GMZ656-657-230315-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
1007 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 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
light chop. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers in
the morning...then showers likely.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Winds east southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers
likely.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore
and south southeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely.
.SATURDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and
south southeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.

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GMZ676-230315-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
1007 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. A chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. 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. A
chance of showers in the morning...then showers likely.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Showers likely.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Showers likely.
.SATURDAY...South southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Showers likely and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.

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AMZ610-230315-
Lake Okeechobee-
1007 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

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

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