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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
1010 AM EDT Thu May 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-GMZ606-180315-
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-
1010 AM EDT Thu May 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
Low pressure in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico will keep south
and southeast winds averaging 10 to 15 knots through the weekend.
Showers and thunderstorms are likely through the weekend with
locally strong winds, higher waves, and frequent lightning all
possible.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...none.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
May 15, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

 16 nautical miles east southeast of Fowey Rocks.
 21 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
 21 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth.
 16 nautical miles east 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-
1010 AM EDT Thu May 17 2018

.REST OF TODAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Showers and numerous thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South 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.
Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...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. Showers
likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...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 with thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY 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. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...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. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots
along the coast to east 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. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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AMZ651-671-180315-
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-
1010 AM EDT Thu May 17 2018

.REST OF TODAY...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 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Showers and numerous thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Numerous
showers and scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely
and a chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers
likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...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. 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 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 chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots
along the coast to east 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. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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Biscayne Bay-
1010 AM EDT Thu May 17 2018

.REST OF TODAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. Showers and numerous thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning...then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Bay waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers 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-
1010 AM EDT Thu May 17 2018

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and south
southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Period
4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Numerous showers
and scattered thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots nearshore and south
southeast 5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered showers
with isolated thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 knots nearshore and east
5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds.
Bay and inland waters smooth. A slight chance of showers late in
the evening...then a chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and a
chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore
and east 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...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and a
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
east 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.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less than
2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters
light chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
1010 AM EDT Thu May 17 2018

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

$$

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Lake Okeechobee-
1010 AM EDT Thu May 17 2018

.REST OF TODAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. Showers and numerous thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning...then showers with thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Showers
. Thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

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