Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
1016 AM EDT Sat Mar 23 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.

AMZ600-GMZ606-232130-
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-
1016 AM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure over the eastern U.S. and Florida will
slide east and be off the coast on Sunday, and continue to move
east through early next week. East wind will increase tonight,
leading to the potential for caution conditions across the local
waters late tonight and Sunday. A cold front will pass through
the local waters on Wednesday, with deteriorating conditions
behind the front.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Overnight easterly wind surges could
create cautionary to near advisory conditions.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as
of Mar 23, 2019 at 1200 UTC...

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

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AMZ650-670-232130-
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-
1016 AM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution Beginning Tonight...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas.
.SUNDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
east 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Slight chance of showers in the morning, then chance of showers
in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north in
the morning. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light
chop. Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight chance of
showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Along the
coast, seas 2 to 3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet with occasional
seas to 8 feet in the afternoon. In the Gulf Stream, seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet building to 7 to 9 feet
with occasional seas to 11 feet in the afternoon. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. Chance of showers.

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AMZ651-671-232130-
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-
1016 AM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution Beginning Tonight...

.REST OF TODAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas.
.SUNDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
east 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. Chance of showers after midnight.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 20 knots. Along the
coast, seas around 2 feet building to 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet in the afternoon. In the Gulf Stream,
seas 2 to 3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to
8 feet in the afternoon. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Slight chance of showers.

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Biscayne Bay-
1016 AM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots, increasing to east
10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth, then
becoming a moderate chop this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth. Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.

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GMZ656-657-232130-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
1016 AM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
northwest. Seas around 2 feet. Period 5 seconds. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
5 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest
in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less than 2
feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...North northeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

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GMZ676-232130-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
1016 AM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
5 seconds.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
3 seconds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less than
2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...North northeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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AMZ610-232130-
Lake Okeechobee-
1016 AM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

.REST OF TODAY...East northeast winds 10 knots, increasing to
near 15 knots late this afternoon. Lake waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
northwest late in the evening. Lake waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.

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