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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Miami - South Florida (MFL)

                            
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FZUS52 KMFL 151217
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
817 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 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-GMZ606-160115-
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-
817 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.SYNOPSIS...An area of high pressure will continue to provide an 
east to southeasterly wind flow across the Atlantic and Gulf 
coastal waters through the middle portion of the week. Wind 
speeds today will generally range between 10 and 15 knots. 
Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible 
across the local waters 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
Oct 11, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

  6 nautical miles east of Fowey Rocks.
 11 nautical miles east northeast of Port Everglades.
  9 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth.
 12 nautical miles east southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-160115-
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-
817 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A
slight chance of showers through the night. 
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight
chance of thunderstorms late in the evening. A slight chance of
showers through the night. 
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet along the
coast and 4 to 6 feet with occasional to 8 feet in the Gulf
Stream. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms. 

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AMZ651-671-160115-
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-
817 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A
slight chance of showers. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. 
.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. A slight chance of showers through the
night. 
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms late in
the evening. A slight chance of showers through the night. 
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers
and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...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. 
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 

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AMZ630-160115-
Biscayne Bay-
817 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers. A
slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers. 
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers. A slight
chance of thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms late in the
evening. A slight chance of showers through the night. 
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

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GMZ656-657-160115-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
817 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

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

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GMZ676-160115-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
817 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
4 seconds. 
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
late in the evening. 
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 

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AMZ610-160115-
Lake Okeechobee-
817 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. 
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop. 
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers. A slight
chance of thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. 
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East northeast 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. 
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

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