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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
935 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 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-GMZ606-251415-
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-
935 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
Southwesterly wind averaging 15 knots will transition to west-
northwest overnight as a cold front moves through. Ahead of this
cold front, thunderstorms are expected over Lake Okeechobee and
Atlantic waters off Broward and Palm Beach counties, with
thunderstorms also possible across the remainder of the waters.
Some thunderstorms may be strong and produce waterspouts.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...none.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Apr 21, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

 12 nautical miles east southeast of Fowey Rocks.
 10 nautical miles east of Port Everglades.
  8 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth.
 11 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-
935 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots along the
coast to west 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms late in the
evening...then a chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Along the coast, west northwest winds 5 to 10 knots
becoming west southwest in the afternoon. In the Gulf Stream,
west northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 4 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
northwest after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Period 5 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...Along the coast, west winds 5 knots becoming south
in the afternoon. In the Gulf Stream, west winds 5 to 10 knots
becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Along the coast, south southwest winds 5 to
10 knots becoming west after midnight. In the Gulf Stream, west
southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north in
the evening. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.SUNDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

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AMZ651-671-251415-
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-
935 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots along the
coast to west 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.
.WEDNESDAY...Along the coast, northwest winds 5 to 10 knots
becoming south southwest in the afternoon. In the Gulf Stream,
northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south southwest 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet along the coast
and 2 to 3 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period 4 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers in
the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Winds west southwest winds around 10 knots in
the evening. Winds northwest after midnight. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 knots becoming south southwest in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance
of showers in the evening. A chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to west
southwest 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters smooth. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

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Biscayne Bay-
935 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop. A chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
southwest in the afternoon. Bay waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...West northwest winds 5 knots becoming south
southwest in the afternoon. Bay waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 knots becoming south around 5 knots in
the afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West southwest winds 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots becoming north
northeast after midnight. Bay waters a light chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.SUNDAY...East northeast 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-
935 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
northwest 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
thunderstorms late in the evening. A chance of showers through
the night.
.WEDNESDAY...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and
northwest 5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Period
5 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Winds north northwest winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas around 2 feet. Period 5 seconds. Bay and inland waters
light chop.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 knots becoming west southwest in
the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 5 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters smooth. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.FRIDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
935 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms late in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 5 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 5 seconds.
.THURSDAY...West southwest winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 5 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. A
chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds around 5 knots. Seas around
2 feet. A chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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Lake Okeechobee-
935 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers late in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake
waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

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