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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
402 PM EDT Wed May 16 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-GMZ606-170830-
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-
402 PM EDT Wed May 16 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Low pressure in the eastern Gulf of Mexico will
continue to keep south southeast winds at 10 to 15 knots through
through end of the week before increasing to breezy conditions
this weekend. Showers and thunderstorms are likely through the
period, with isolated waterspouts, locally strong winds and
higher waves, and frequent lightning possible. Away from
thunderstorms, seas should be 4 feet or less.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
May 15, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

 16 nautical miles east southeast of Fowey Rocks.
 21 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
 21 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth.
 16 nautical miles east of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-170830-
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-
402 PM EDT Wed May 16 2018

.TONIGHT...South southeast winds around 15 knots with gusts to
around 25 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
5 seconds. Intracoastal 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.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers
likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South 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.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY 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 choppy in exposed areas. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 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.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Winds southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...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.

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AMZ651-671-170830-
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-
402 PM EDT Wed May 16 2018

.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers in the morning. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. Showers likely in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast
to southeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots
along the coast to southeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. 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.
.SUNDAY 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. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...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.

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AMZ630-170830-
Biscayne Bay-
402 PM EDT Wed May 16 2018

.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. Showers likely in the evening. A slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.THURSDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers in the morning. A slight chance
of thunderstorms. Showers likely in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...East southeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy. Showers likely 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.

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GMZ656-657-170830-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
402 PM EDT Wed May 16 2018

.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
south 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Period
4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
south southeast around 10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers in the evening...then a chance of showers and
a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...South southeast winds around 5 knots becoming
southwest in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
4 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth. A chance of showers in
the morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms.
Showers likely in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming east
after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and east
southeast around 10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance
of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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GMZ676-170830-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
402 PM EDT Wed May 16 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning...then a slight chance of showers
in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas less than 2 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds
10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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AMZ610-170830-
Lake Okeechobee-
402 PM EDT Wed May 16 2018

.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the evening...then a slight chance of showers
after midnight.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms
in the morning...then showers and a chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the evening...then a slight chance of showers
after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Showers through
the day. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east
southeast late in the evening. Lake waters a light chop. A chance
of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the
evening...then a slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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Baxter



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