Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
400 AM EDT Wed Aug 17 2022

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-GMZ606-171700-
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-
400 AM EDT Wed Aug 17 2022

.SYNOPSIS...

A frontal boundary near the Florida/Georgia border will remain
nearly stationary through Thursday night as high pressure stays well
to our south. The front will then begin to move north on Friday as
the high pressure ridge also moves north over the local waters, and
eventually across Central Florida this coming weekend. Southwest to
west winds will become east to southeast and increase by the
weekend.

Gulf Stream Hazards...Locally elevated winds and/or seas near
thunderstorms.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Aug 16, 2022 at 12 UTC...

The approximate location of the Gulf Stream is currently
unavailable.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

$$

AMZ650-670-171700-
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-
400 AM EDT Wed Aug 17 2022

.TODAY...S SW winds 5 to 10 kt along the coast to S SW 10 to
15 kt in the Gulf Stream. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Period 6 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Winds W SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Period
3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.THU...W SW winds 5 to 10 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then a chance
of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot. Period 3 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and
tstms in the evening.
.FRI...S SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Intracoastal waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning,
then a chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Intracoastal
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms through
the night.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Intracoastal waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning,
then a chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms
through the night.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Intracoastal waters
light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.

$$

AMZ651-671-171700-
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-
400 AM EDT Wed Aug 17 2022

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Period 6 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Period
3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.THU...W SW winds 5 to 10 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot. Period 2 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot. Intracoastal waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...E SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms
through the night.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to around 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers and tstms.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.

$$

GMZ656-657-676-171700-
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-
400 AM EDT Wed Aug 17 2022

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot. Period 3 seconds. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot. Period 3 seconds. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and
tstms after midnight.
.THU...W SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot. Period 3 seconds. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU NIGHT...W SW winds 5 to 10 kt becoming S SW after midnight.
Seas 1 foot. Period 4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRI...Near shore, S SE winds around 5 kt becoming S SW in the
afternoon. Well offshore, S winds 5 to 10 kt becoming SE in the
evening. Seas 1 foot. Bay and inland waters smooth. A chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot. Bay and inland waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning,
then a chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt nearshore and E 10 to 15 kt
offshore. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt near shore...except E 10 to 15 kt well
offshore. Seas 0 to 1 ft near shore and 1 to 2 ft well offshore.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers in the
morning. A chance of tstms. Showers likely in the
afternoon.

$$

AMZ610-171700-
Lake Okeechobee-
400 AM EDT Wed Aug 17 2022

.TODAY...W SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Lake waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then a chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Lake waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Lake waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then a chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Lake waters a light chop.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt becoming SE in the evening. Lake waters a light
chop. Showers likely with a chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...S SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Lake waters a light chop.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Lake waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Lake waters a light chop.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Lake waters a light chop. A chance of
showers in the morning. A chance of tstms.
Showers likely in the afternoon.

$$

AMZ630-171700-
Biscayne Bay-
400 AM EDT Wed Aug 17 2022

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Bay waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then a chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Bay waters a light chop.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Bay
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and tstms in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Bay waters a light chop.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Bay waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...E SE winds around 10 kt. Bay waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...E winds around 10 kt. Bay waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the evening, then a
chance of showers and tstms.

$$



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