Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
1017 PM EST Mon Mar 8 2021

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-GMZ606-091615-
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-
1017 PM EST Mon Mar 8 2021

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure will continue to build into the southeastern United
States from the north for the early to middle part of this week.
This is resulting in a tight pressure gradient over the South
Florida local waters along with mostly dry conditions outside of
isolated passing showers. Breezy northeast winds and elevated seas
will continue through the middle of this week, with wind gusts
periodically approaching Gale force across the Atlantic waters.
Winds and seas should gradually subside toward the end of the
work week.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Seas of 6 to 8 feet tonight before
subsiding to 4 to 6 feet by end of the week.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Mar 06, 2021 at 1200 UTC...

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

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AMZ650-670-091615-
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-
1017 PM EST Mon Mar 8 2021

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...East northeast winds around 20 knots with
gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas
to 10 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas. Slight chance of showers through the night.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 25 knots along the coast to east northeast around
20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Period 6 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 20 knots with gusts
to around 30 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to
8 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas.
.WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 30 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to
8 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots with
gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas
to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
east 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots in the Gulf
Stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots along the coast to east
10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ651-671-091615-
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-
1017 PM EST Mon Mar 8 2021

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...East northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with
gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas
to 10 feet. Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters rough in
exposed areas. Chance of showers late in the evening, then
slight chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 25 knots along the coast to east northeast 20 to 25 knots
with gusts to around 30 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet along the coast and 6 to
8 feet with occasional to 10 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period
6 seconds. Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts
to around 30 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to
9 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters rough in exposed
areas. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds around 20 knots with gusts to
around 30 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to
8 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to
20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ630-091615-
Biscayne Bay-
1017 PM EST Mon Mar 8 2021

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...East northeast winds around 20 knots with
gusts to around 25 knots. Bay waters choppy. Slight chance of
showers through the night.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds around 20 knots with gusts to
around 25 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts
to around 25 knots. Bay waters choppy. Slight chance of showers
after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds around 20 knots with gusts to
around 25 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 20 knots with
gusts to around 25 knots. Bay waters choppy. Slight chance of
showers in the evening.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots
with gusts to around 25 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots
with gusts to around 20 knots. Bay waters a moderate 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-
1017 PM EST Mon Mar 8 2021

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to
around 25 knots nearshore and northeast 15 to 20 knots with
gusts to around 25 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore
and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore. Period
3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to
around 25 knots nearshore and east northeast 15 to 20 knots with
gusts to around 25 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts
to around 25 knots nearshore and east northeast around 20 knots
with gusts to around 25 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 3 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to
around 25 knots nearshore and east northeast 15 to 20 knots with
gusts to around 25 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 3 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 20 knots with
gusts to around 25 knots. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and
2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts
to around 20 knots nearshore and east 10 to 15 knots with gusts
to around 20 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and
2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and south
southeast 5 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots offshore.
Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ676-091615-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
1017 PM EST Mon Mar 8 2021

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...East northeast winds around 20 knots with
gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas
to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 30 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to
6 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 20 knots with gusts
to around 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to
6 feet. Period 5 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to
6 feet. Period 5 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...East northeast winds 10 to
20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

$$

AMZ610-091615-
Lake Okeechobee-
1017 PM EST Mon Mar 8 2021

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 25 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 25 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts
to around 25 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 25 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 20 knots with
gusts to around 25 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.

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