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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
405 PM EDT Sun Apr 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-GMZ606-230830-
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-
405 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure over the mid-Atlantic and low pressure
over the mid-south states will bring moderate southerly winds
across the area tonight. Winds veer around to south-southwest on
Monday night and southwest by late Tuesday as a front approaches.
Scattered to numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms are
likely over the waters through late Tuesday. Winds and waves may
be locally higher near thunderstorms. Winds shift to northwest
behind the front as conditions improve Wednesday.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Seas near 6 feet through early this
evening in the waters off of Palm Beach County.


The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Apr 21, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

 12 nautical miles east southeast of Fowey Rocks.
 10 nautical miles east of Port Everglades.
  8 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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AMZ650-670-230830-
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-
405 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms in the morning...then a chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
south southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and a chance
of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
west southwest 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely in the
evening...then a chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south southwest
in the evening. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
west after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet
along the coast and 2 to 3 feet in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.

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AMZ651-671-230830-
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-
405 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in
the evening...then a chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...South 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 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the
coast to south southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
west southwest 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.THURSDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.

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AMZ630-230830-
Biscayne Bay-
405 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
A slight chance of showers in the morning. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening...then a chance
of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West southwest winds around 5 knots becoming
southwest in the afternoon. Bay waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...West northwest winds around 5 knots becoming west
southwest in the afternoon. Bay waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. A slight
chance of showers.

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GMZ656-657-230830-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
405 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers in the morning. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 knots nearshore and south 5 to
10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers in the
evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. A
chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west southwest in
the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
west northwest 5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers in the
evening...then a chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters
light chop.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.

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GMZ676-230830-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
405 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the
evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. A
chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...West northwest winds 5 to
10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet.
.FRIDAY...North northwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A slight chance of showers.

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AMZ610-230830-
Lake Okeechobee-
405 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the
evening...then a chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms
in the morning...then showers and a chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the
evening...then a chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of showers in the evening...then a slight
chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers.

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