Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
341 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

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.

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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-
341 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

.SYNOPSIS...
Overall, the chance for isolated to scattered showers will begin
to diminish across the Atlantic and Gulf waters tomorrow and
continue to gradually lessen through the weekend. Generally
easterly winds are forecast to continue over the coastal waters
this week, with these winds increasing to around 15 to 20 kt for
middle to later parts of this week. As a result, seas will build,
with wave heights reaching upwards of 4 to 6 feet over the
Atlantic coastal waters.


.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.


The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
May 18, 2019 at 1200 UTC...

  7 nautical miles east of Fowey Rocks.
  9 nautical miles east northeast of Port Everglades.
 10 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth.
 14 nautical miles east southeast 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-
341 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop.

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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-
341 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...East northeast winds 15 to
20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Slight chance of
showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots
with gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional
seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

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Biscayne Bay-
341 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. Slight
chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
a moderate 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-
341 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas less than
1 foot. Period 1 second. Bay and inland waters smooth. Chance of
showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then
slight chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 5 knots becoming south around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas less than 1 foot. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth. Slight chance of
showers in the morning. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in
the evening. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and east
15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to
3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots with gusts
to around 25 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
341 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming southeast
after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Chance
of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening,
then slight chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...South southeast winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening.
Slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. Slight chance
of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Seas less than
2 feet building to 2 to 3 feet after midnight. Slight chance of
showers.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.

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Lake Okeechobee-
341 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 knots becoming 5 to 15 knots in the
afternoon. Lake waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to
15 knots. Lake waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.

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