Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
417 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 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-GMZ606-180930-
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-
417 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will remain over the area during the
next several days with good boating conditions expected for the
rest of the work week. The next front will approach later this
weekend.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.


The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as
of Apr 17, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

 10 nautical miles east southeast of Fowey Rocks.
 18 nautical miles east of Port Everglades.
  7 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth.
 11 nautical miles northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-180930-
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-
417 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.TONIGHT...Winds east northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet
in the Gulf Stream. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY 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 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds increasing to 15 seconds in the
afternoon. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Winds west southwest winds in the morning.
Winds south 5 to 10 knots in the evening. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Along the
coast, seas 2 to 3 feet. In the Gulf Stream, seas 2 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet after
midnight. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of
showers.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots with
gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas
to 9 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance
of showers.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
east southeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. Showers likely.

$$

AMZ651-671-180930-
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-
417 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet
along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet in the
Gulf Stream. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to
around 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to
6 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers likely.

$$

AMZ630-180930-
Biscayne Bay-
417 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in
the morning. Bay waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 knots becoming east around 5 knots
in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
A chance of showers.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. Showers likely.

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GMZ656-657-180930-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
417 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 6 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
in the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Period 6 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Winds east southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas less than 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Bay and inland waters
light chop.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds 5 knots becoming west northwest
in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Nearshore, northwest winds 5 to 10 knots in the
evening. Winds east northeast after midnight. Offshore, north
northwest winds 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers.
.SUNDAY...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.

$$

GMZ676-180930-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
417 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east
southeast after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 6 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 5 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 knots becoming north in the afternoon.
Seas less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Showers likely.

$$

AMZ610-180930-
Lake Okeechobee-
417 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
after midnight. Lake waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...West southwest winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers.

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