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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
459 AM EDT Tue May 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-GMZ606-221715-
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-
459 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS...An area of low pressure in the Gulf of mexico will
continue to produce a pressure gradient with an area of high
pressure located in the western Atlantic. This will continue to
produce a east to southeasterly wind flow across the Gulf and
Atlantic waters between 15 and 20 knots through the middle of the
week. Winds will start to diminish slightly on Tuesday night
into Wednesday as the ridge in the atlantic tries to move
slightly westward. Scattered to numerous showers and isolated
thunderstorms will affect both of the Atlantic and Gulf waters
through the week. Winds and waves could be higher in and around
any shower or thunderstorm.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Southeast winds near 20 knots through
this morning.

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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AMZ650-670-221715-
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-
459 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.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. A chance of showers
. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A
chance of showers in the evening...then a slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...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. A chance
of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers in the evening...then a chance of
showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...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.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers likely.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop. Showers likely.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. 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.

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AMZ651-671-221715-
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-
459 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...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. A chance of showers through the
day. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers in the evening...
then a slight chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A
chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers likely.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Showers
likely.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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AMZ630-221715-
Biscayne Bay-
459 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.TODAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers. A slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers in the evening...then a slight
chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Showers likely.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. Showers likely.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. Showers likely.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

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GMZ656-657-221715-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
459 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.TODAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Showers likely and a slight chance of 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 4 seconds. Bay and inland waters
light chop. A chance of showers through the night.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers in
the morning...then showers likely in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Winds east southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers
likely.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore
and south southeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely.
.SATURDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and
south southeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.

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GMZ676-221715-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
459 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.TODAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. A chance of showers in the morning...then
showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Showers likely
in the evening...then a chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the
evening...then a chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A
chance of showers in the morning...then showers likely in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Showers likely.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Showers likely.
.SATURDAY...South southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Showers likely and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.

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AMZ610-221715-
Lake Okeechobee-
459 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.TODAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers. A slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of showers. A slight chance
of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening...
then a chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Showers likely. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. Showers likely.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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