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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
1000 AM EST Wed Feb 28 2024

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-GMZ606-290400-
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-
1000 AM EST Wed Feb 28 2024

.Synopsis...

A moderate to fresh south to southeasterly wind flow will continue
over the local waters today. As a weakening front stalls out to the
north, winds will shift to the east and become gentle to moderate
for Thursday. These winds will then strengthen especially across the
Atlantic waters as they become east southeasterly for the end of the
week and into the upcoming weekend.

Gulf Stream Hazards: None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Feb 27, 2024 at 12 UTC...

 10 nautical miles east southeast of Fowey Rocks.
  9 nautical miles east of Port Everglades.
  3 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth.
  6 nautical miles east southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

$$

AMZ650-670-290400-
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-
1000 AM EST Wed Feb 28 2024

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...Winds S SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft,
occasionally to 5 ft. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...S SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THU...Along the coast, NE winds 10 to 15 kt. In the Gulf Stream,
E NE winds 5 to 10 kt becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, occasionally to
5 ft. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around
25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, occasionally to 8 ft. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas.
.SAT...S SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to around 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft, occasionally to 5 ft. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt along the coast to SE
10 to 15 kt in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers late in the
evening. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ651-671-290400-
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-
1000 AM EST Wed Feb 28 2024

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...Winds S SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...E SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THU...Winds E NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Period
3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.THU NIGHT...Winds E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft,
occasionally to 5 ft. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft,
occasionally to 6 ft. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, occasionally to
5 ft. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms
after midnight.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Intracoastal waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers. A slight
chance of tstms.

$$

GMZ656-657-676-290400-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
1000 AM EST Wed Feb 28 2024

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to around 20 kt.
Seas 2 ft or less. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.TONIGHT...E SE winds 5 kt. Seas less than 2 ft. Period 3 seconds. Bay
and inland waters smooth.
.THU...E NE winds 5 to 10 kt becoming N. Seas less than 2 ft. Period
4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.THU NIGHT...E NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Period
5 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRI...E SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas less than 2 ft near shore and
around 2 ft well offshore. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...E SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas less than 2 ft near shore and
1 to 2 ft well offshore. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas less than 2 ft. Bay and inland waters
light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...E SE winds around 5 kt near shore...except E SE 5 to
10 kt well offshore. Seas less than 2 ft. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.SUN...Near shore, SE winds 5 to 10 kt becoming S. Well offshore,
E SE winds around 10 kt becoming 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas less than 2 ft. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance
of showers and tstms.

$$

AMZ610-290400-
Lake Okeechobee-
1000 AM EST Wed Feb 28 2024

.REST OF TODAY...S SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Lake waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...S SW winds around 5 kt becoming N NW 5 kt after
midnight. Lake waters smooth.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Lake waters a light chop.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Lake waters a light chop.
.FRI...E SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Lake waters a light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Lake waters a light chop.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Lake waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Lake waters smooth. A slight
chance of showers and tstms late in the evening.
.SUN...SE winds around 5 kt. Lake waters smooth. A slight chance
of showers in the morning. A slight chance of tstms through the
day. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ630-290400-
Biscayne Bay-
1000 AM EST Wed Feb 28 2024

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Bay waters a moderate
chop.
.TONIGHT...E SE winds 5 to 10 kt becoming E NE after midnight.
Bay waters a light chop.
.THU...E NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Bay waters a light chop.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to around 20 kt. Bay
waters a moderate chop.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to around
20 kt. Bay waters a moderate chop.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Bay waters a light chop.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Bay waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.

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