Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
353 PM EDT Tue Sep 25 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-GMZ606-260815-
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-
353 PM EDT Tue Sep 25 2018

.SYNOPSIS...The ridge of high pressure that has been dominating
the weather pattern across the local waters will remain in place
through the middle to the end of this week. Wind speeds will
start to increase to near advisory levels by the weekend. Small
Craft should exercise caution during the weekend with possible
winds around 15 to 20 knots. Seas will generally remain below 3
to 4 feet across the Atlantic and Gulf waters. Scattered showers
and thunderstorms are possible each day. Winds and waves could be
higher in and around any shower or thunderstorm.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Sep 22, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

  9 nautical miles east northeast of Fowey Rocks.
 12 nautical miles east of Port Everglades.
 11 nautical miles east of Lake Worth.
 14 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-
353 PM EDT Tue Sep 25 2018

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms through the night.
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 8 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
east 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of
showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
4 seconds increasing to 9 seconds in the afternoon. Intracoastal
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
morning...then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in
the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in
the evening...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots
along the coast to east 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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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-
353 PM EDT Tue Sep 25 2018

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the morning...then a slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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Biscayne Bay-
353 PM EDT Tue Sep 25 2018

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the
night.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.
.THURSDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then a
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...
then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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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-
353 PM EDT Tue Sep 25 2018

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots
nearshore and east 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

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Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
353 PM EDT Tue Sep 25 2018

.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the evening.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...
then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

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Lake Okeechobee-
353 PM EDT Tue Sep 25 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
morning...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in
the evening.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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