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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
934 PM EDT Fri Apr 13 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-GMZ606-141415-
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-
934 PM EDT Fri Apr 13 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Moderate to locally fresh southeasterly flow will
remain in place across the South Florida waters into Saturday.
Winds will increase out of the south on Sunday, leading to
hazardous boating conditions ahead of an approaching front.
Strong thunderstorms may be a threat along and ahead of the
front Sunday afternoon into Sunday night. Moderate to fresh
northwest breezes are expected behind the front on Monday.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...East-southeast winds 15 to 20 knots.
Occasional seas up to 6 feet.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Apr 12, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

  3 nautical miles east southeast of Fowey Rocks.
 13 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
 13 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth.
 16 nautical miles east southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

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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-
934 PM EDT Fri Apr 13 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FOR WINDS...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of
showers through the night.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the
morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Winds south southeast winds 15 to 20 knots.
Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period
5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers through the night.
.SUNDAY...South southeast winds 15 to 25 knots along the coast
to south southeast 20 to 25 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 6 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Along the coast, south southwest winds 15 to
20 knots becoming west after midnight. In the Gulf Stream, west
southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional
seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers and
a chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
northwest 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet
along the coast and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet in the
Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet along the coast and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet
in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet
along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet in the
Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds around
10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

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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-
934 PM EDT Fri Apr 13 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Winds southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...South southeast winds 15 to 20 knots along the coast
to south southeast 20 to 25 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 6 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming
west in the morning. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to
6 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet after midnight. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas around 2 feet
along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet in the
Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet
along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet in the
Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet
along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet in the
Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

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Biscayne Bay-
934 PM EDT Fri Apr 13 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...South southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
west after midnight. Bay waters a moderate chop. Showers and a
chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop.

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Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
934 PM EDT Fri Apr 13 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore
and east southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and
southeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore
and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore. Period
4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet nearshore
and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore. Period
4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning...
then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Nearshore, southwest winds 10 to 15 knots
becoming northwest late in the evening. Offshore, west northwest
winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet nearshore and 3 to 5 feet
with occasional to 6 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters choppy
in exposed areas. A chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
Showers through the night.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet
nearshore and 4 to 6 feet with occasional to 8 feet offshore.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds around 15 knots nearshore and north
15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 3 feet nearshore and 4 to
6 feet with occasional to 8 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters
a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to
4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters
light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east
after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
934 PM EDT Fri Apr 13 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. A
slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then showers likely
and a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas to 9 feet. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of showers after
midnight.
.MONDAY...North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas to 9 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas to 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north
northeast around 5 knots in the evening. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
east after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet.

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Lake Okeechobee-
934 PM EDT Fri Apr 13 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake
waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters choppy. A
chance of showers in the morning...then showers likely and a
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the evening...
then a chance of showers after midnight.
.MONDAY...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake
waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Lake waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.

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Baxter



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