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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
341 AM EDT Mon Apr 23 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-GMZ606-231615-
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 AM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure over the northeast and low pressure
over the mid-south states will bring moderate southeast winds
across the area today, becoming dominated by sea breezes this
afternoon. Winds veer around to south-southwest tonight and
southwest by late Tuesday as a front approaches. Scattered to
numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms are likely over the
Atlantic waters and Lake Okeechobee with isolated thunderstorms
over the Gulf waters possible. Winds and waves may be locally
higher and erratic near thunderstorms. Winds shift to northwest
behind the front as conditions improve Wednesday.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...none.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Apr 21, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

 12 nautical miles east southeast of Fowey Rocks.
 10 nautical miles east of Port Everglades.
  8 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth.
 11 nautical miles east of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-231615-
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 AM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to south
10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and a
chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Winds south winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely
and a chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Along the coast, southwest winds 5 to 10 knots
becoming west northwest after midnight. In the Gulf Stream,
south southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west after
midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a light chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms
in the evening...then a chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the
evening. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after
midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Along the coast, south southeast winds 5 to
10 knots. West after midnight. In the Gulf Stream, south
southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal
waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.

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AMZ651-671-231615-
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 AM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...South southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to south
southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to south
10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around 2 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots along the
coast to west southwest 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms in the morning...then a slight chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots along the
coast to west 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.

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AMZ630-231615-
Biscayne Bay-
341 AM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Bay waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.

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GMZ656-657-231615-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
341 AM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 knots nearshore and south 5 to 10 knots
offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.TUESDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
southwest in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Winds west northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...North northeast winds 5 knots becoming west
southwest in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Nearshore, northwest winds around 5 knots becoming
west in the afternoon. Offshore, west northwest winds 5 to
10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers.

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GMZ676-231615-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
341 AM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds.
.TONIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.TUESDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. A chance of showers. A
slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 5 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms through the night.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Variable winds 5 knots or less becoming west 5 knots
in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. A slight chance of showers.

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AMZ610-231615-
Lake Okeechobee-
341 AM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning...then showers with thunderstorms
likely in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the evening...
then a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms
after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms
in the evening...then a slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake
waters a moderate chop.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.

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