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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
1007 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 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-GMZ606-270245-
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 Thu Apr 26 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Southwest to west wind will continue to filter into the region
today, as high pressure moves into the region from the Gulf of
Mexico. A weak cold front will then move through South Florida
Friday night allowing for a few showers and possibility of a
thunderstorms mainly over the Atlantic waters on Friday afternoon
into Friday night. Seas will remain at 2 feet or less in both the
Atlantic and Gulf waters through Friday night.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...none.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Apr 24, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

 11 nautical miles east northeast of Fowey Rocks.
 10 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
 14 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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AMZ650-670-270245-
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 Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Along the coast, west winds 5 to 10 knots
becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots. In the Gulf Stream, west
northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south southeast. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to west
10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
west northwest after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...North northwest winds around 10 knots becoming
northeast in the evening. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas.

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AMZ651-671-270245-
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 Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
south southeast 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...West southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west
northwest after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...North northwest winds around 10 knots becoming east
northeast. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas.

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Biscayne Bay-
1007 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
south 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
northwest after midnight. Bay 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.
.SATURDAY...North northwest winds around 5 knots becoming east
southeast in the evening. Bay waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
southwest after midnight...then becoming south southeast in the
morning. Bay waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
a moderate chop.
.MONDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy.

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GMZ656-657-270245-
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 Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 5 knots nearshore and west
southwest 5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
5 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Winds northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts
to around 25 knots. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to
3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
1007 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
4 seconds.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.

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Lake Okeechobee-
1007 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
southwest 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY...West southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Lake waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Lake waters a moderate chop.

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