Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
1024 AM EDT Tue May 15 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.

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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-
1024 AM EDT Tue May 15 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Low pressure over the eastern Gulf will keep
southeast wind in place with numerous showers and some
thunderstorms. Seas will be 4 feet or less.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

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

  9 nautical miles southeast of Fowey Rocks.
 15 nautical miles east northeast of Port Everglades.
 12 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth.
 13 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-
1024 AM EDT Tue May 15 2018

.REST OF TODAY...South southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Numerous showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Winds south southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Isolated thunderstorms late in the evening. Scattered showers
through the night.
.WEDNESDAY...Winds south 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 morning. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. Showers likely.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South 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.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...South southeast winds 10 to
15 knots along the coast to south 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. Showers
likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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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-
1024 AM EDT Tue May 15 2018

.REST OF TODAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Numerous showers with isolated 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 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. Isolated thunderstorms late in the evening. Scattered
showers through the night.
.WEDNESDAY...South 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 showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers in the morning. A slight
chance of thunderstorms. Showers.
.FRIDAY 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.
.SATURDAY...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 slight
chance of thunderstorms.

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Biscayne Bay-
1024 AM EDT Tue May 15 2018

.REST OF TODAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. Numerous showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Isolated thunderstorms late in the evening. Scattered
showers through the night.
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots.
Bay waters a light chop. A chance of showers in the morning. A
slight chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

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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-
1024 AM EDT Tue May 15 2018

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Numerous
showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Isolated thunderstorms late in the evening. Scattered showers
through the night.
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast 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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
chance of showers.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers in the morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms.
Showers likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...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...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
1024 AM EDT Tue May 15 2018

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Numerous showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Numerous showers with isolated
thunderstorms late in the evening...then scattered showers
after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. A chance of showers in the morning. A slight
chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...South southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. A chance of showers in the morning. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. Showers likely.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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Lake Okeechobee-
1024 AM EDT Tue May 15 2018

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

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