Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
947 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 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-GMZ606-201500-
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-
947 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.SYNOPSIS...good boating conditions will continue across South
Florida through Friday. Prevailing flow will veer more southerly,
with both seabreezes developing Friday afternoon. Conditions are
forecast to deteriorate Friday night into the weekend as strong
east-northeast winds and higher rain chances arrive with the cold
front that will stall out across the region.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.


The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Apr 19, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

  7 nautical miles east northeast of Fowey Rocks.
  9 nautical miles east northeast of Port Everglades.
  7 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth.
  7 nautical miles east of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-201500-
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-
947 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
south southwest after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Period
14 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in
the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Period 13 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet after
midnight. Period 3 seconds increasing to 8 seconds after
midnight. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet along the coast and 5 to 7 feet with
occasional to 9 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of
showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots along the coast to
east 20 to 25 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas to 9 feet. Intracoastal waters rough in exposed
areas. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds around 15 knots along the coast
to east 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas to 9 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast
to 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.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots along the
coast to south southwest 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters
light chop. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
southwest 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
A chance of showers.

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AMZ651-671-201500-
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-
947 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
less than 2 feet. Period 14 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY...Along the coast, north winds 5 to 10 knots in the
morning. Winds east northeast in the afternoon. In the Gulf
Stream, north northwest winds 5 knots in the morning. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 14 seconds becoming 3 seconds in the
afternoon. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers through the night.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet along the coast and 4 to 6 feet with
occasional to 8 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of
showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
east 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY 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 a moderate
chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots along the
coast to south southwest 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of
showers.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers.

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AMZ630-201500-
Biscayne Bay-
947 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...South southwest winds 5 knots becoming west
southwest after midnight. Bay waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 knots becoming east in the afternoon.
Bay waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
A chance of showers.

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GMZ656-657-201500-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
947 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore
and north 5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west northwest in
the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east after
midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...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 in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and east
10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots nearshore and
southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ676-201500-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
947 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 8 seconds becoming 3 seconds after midnight.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east after
midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers.

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AMZ610-201500-
Lake Okeechobee-
947 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
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. A slight chance of showers in the evening...
then a chance of showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning...then a chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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