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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
956 PM EDT Sat May 19 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-GMZ606-201415-
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-
956 PM EDT Sat May 19 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Widespread showers and some thunderstorms are
expected through Monday, with locally strong winds, higher waves,
and frequent lightning all possible hazards associated with any
of the thunderstorms. Moderate to fresh southeast winds will
continue across the local waters, with the potential for
hazardous conditions at times over the local Atlantic into early
next week as the western Atlantic ridge builds towards the
region.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Southeast winds 15 to 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.

$$

AMZ650-670-201415-
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-
956 PM EDT Sat May 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...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. Showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...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 with isolated
thunderstorms in the morning...then scattered showers with
isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...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. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 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. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast
to southeast around 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 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. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast
to southeast around 10 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.THURSDAY...East 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
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

$$

AMZ651-671-201415-
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-
956 PM EDT Sat May 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...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 6 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...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. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning.
Numerous showers. Scattered thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 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. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.THURSDAY...East 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.

$$

AMZ630-201415-
Biscayne Bay-
956 PM EDT Sat May 19 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. Showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Isolated thunderstorms in the morning. Showers.
Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ656-657-201415-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
956 PM EDT Sat May 19 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...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. Numerous showers.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated
thunderstorms in the morning. Numerous showers.
Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore
and east southeast around 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 3 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 4 seconds. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers in the
morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms.
Showers likely in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts
to around 25 knots. Seas around 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.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and
east southeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore
and southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. 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 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
southeast around 10 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore
and east southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ676-201415-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
956 PM EDT Sat May 19 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds.
Scattered showers.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Isolated
thunderstorms in the morning. Numerous showers.
Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

$$

AMZ610-201415-
Lake Okeechobee-
956 PM EDT Sat May 19 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. Showers.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning. Showers
. Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers in the evening. A slight
chance of thunderstorms through the night. A slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters choppy. A
chance of showers in the morning. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. Showers likely in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters choppy. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the
evening...then a slight chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters choppy. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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