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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
951 AM 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-GMZ606-170215-
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-
951 AM EDT Wed May 16 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Low pressure in the eastern Gulf of Mexico will
continue to keep southeasterly winds at 10 to 15 knots through
the 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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AMZ650-670-170215-
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-
951 AM EDT Wed May 16 2018

.REST OF TODAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Scattered showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY 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. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms late in the
evening...then a chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...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 thunderstorms
in the morning. Showers likely. A chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...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. Showers likely and
a chance of thunderstorms.

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AMZ651-671-170215-
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-
951 AM EDT Wed May 16 2018

.REST OF TODAY...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.
.TONIGHT...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 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. Scattered showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers
likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast
to southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A
chance of thunderstorms late in the evening. Showers likely
through the night. A chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of thunderstorms
in the morning. Showers. Thunderstorms likely.
.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. Showers
likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...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 with
thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with
gusts to around 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas
to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers likely
and a chance of thunderstorms.

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Biscayne Bay-
951 AM EDT Wed May 16 2018

.REST OF TODAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Scattered showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms late in
the evening...then a chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms
in the morning...then showers with thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. Showers with thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms.

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GMZ656-657-170215-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
951 AM EDT Wed May 16 2018

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Scattered showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. 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 in the
morning...then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. 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.
.FRIDAY...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 in the morning...then showers
likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East 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.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and a
chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...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. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms.

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GMZ676-170215-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
951 AM EDT Wed May 16 2018

.REST OF TODAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
4 seconds. Scattered showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning...then showers likely and a chance
of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
less than 2 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.

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AMZ610-170215-
Lake Okeechobee-
951 AM EDT Wed May 16 2018

.REST OF TODAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms late in the evening...then isolated showers after
midnight.
.THURSDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms late in
the evening...then a chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...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 likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Lake waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.

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