Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
1036 AM EDT Sun May 20 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-GMZ606-210315-
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-
1036 AM EDT Sun May 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
Widespread showers and a few thunderstorms are forecast through
Monday, with locally hazardous winds, higher waves, and frequent
lightning all possible with the stronger activity. Southeast wind
of 15 knots are expected across the waters through early week,
approaching 20 knots on Atlantic waters at times.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Southeast wind of near 20 knots.

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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AMZ650-670-210315-
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-
1036 AM EDT Sun May 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...Winds southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 6 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Numerous showers in
the morning. Isolated thunderstorms. Scattered
showers.
.TONIGHT...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 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Scattered showers
with isolated thunderstorms late in the evening...then numerous
showers with isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
southeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas. Numerous showers with isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...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 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Scattered showers
with isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...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. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast
to southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.

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AMZ651-671-210315-
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-
1036 AM EDT Sun May 20 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. Numerous showers
and scattered thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...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 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Scattered showers
with isolated thunderstorms late in the evening...then numerous
showers with isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...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 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Numerous showers
with isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...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. Scattered showers
with isolated thunderstorms late in the evening...then isolated
showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY 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. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the
morning...then a chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.

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AMZ630-210315-
Biscayne Bay-
1036 AM EDT Sun May 20 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
a moderate chop. Widespread showers and scattered thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms
late in the evening...then numerous showers with isolated
thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. Numerous showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
a moderate chop. Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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GMZ656-657-210315-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
1036 AM EDT Sun May 20 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period
4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Widespread showers
and scattered 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 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters
light chop. Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Numerous showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period
3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered showers
with isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore
and southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.

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GMZ676-210315-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
1036 AM EDT Sun May 20 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Numerous showers and scattered
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms late in the evening...then numerous showers with
isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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AMZ610-210315-
Lake Okeechobee-
1036 AM EDT Sun May 20 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. Showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Isolated thunderstorms late in the evening. Scattered
showers through the night. Isolated thunderstorms after
midnight.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. Numerous showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
a moderate chop. Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms
late in the evening...then isolated showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Lake waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers in the
morning...then a chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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