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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Miami - South Florida (MFL)

                            
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FZUS52 KMFL 180832
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
432 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 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-GMZ606-181730-
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-
432 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will build northward across the region early
this week bringing prevailing east southeast winds. Scattered showers
and thunderstorms will be possible across the local waters each day.
Winds and waves could be locally higher in an around any shower 
or thunderstorm.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Lightning, gusty winds, and waterspouts 
are possible with thunderstorms over the Gulf Stream.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Aug 17, 2019 at 1200 UTC...

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

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AMZ650-670-181730-
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-
432 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.TODAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. 
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms after midnight. 
.MONDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots.
Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 

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AMZ651-671-181730-
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-
432 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.TODAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. 
.TONIGHT...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
3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms through the night. 
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers
and thunderstorms likely after midnight. 
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...East southeast winds around
10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

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AMZ630-181730-
Biscayne Bay-
432 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.TODAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
morning. 
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight. 
.MONDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters
a light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...East southeast winds 5 to
10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 

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GMZ656-657-181730-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
432 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.TODAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in
the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the
evening. 
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 10 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely in
the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms after midnight. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms
likely in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms. 

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GMZ676-181730-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
432 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
morning. 
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening. 
.MONDAY...East winds 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers
and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas around 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

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AMZ610-181730-
Lake Okeechobee-
432 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 knots becoming east northeast in the
afternoon. Lake waters smooth. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. 
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
a light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening. 
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning,
then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
a light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

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