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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Miami - South Florida (MFL)

                            
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FZUS52 KMFL 210138
CWFMFL

Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
938 PM EDT Tue Aug 20 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-GMZ606-211415-
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-
938 PM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019

.SYNOPSIS...
A surface trough and associated moisture rounding the clockwise 
flow around Atlantic high pressure will allow for showers and 
storms tonight into Wednesday. As the trough exits, the easterly 
flow around the ridge of high pressure will persist through the 
week. Near the end of the week, another trough will move into the
region with the potential for increased shower and storm 
chances.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Lightning, gusty winds, locally higher 
seas, and waterspouts are possible with showers and thunderstorms
over the Gulf Stream. Easterly wind surges will be capable of 
bringing brief bouts of cautionary conditions to the Atlantic waters
tonight.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Aug 20, 2019 at 1200 UTC...

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-211415-
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-
938 PM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the
coast to east southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. Slight chance of showers late in the evening, then chance
of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Chance of showers
. Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers through the night. Slight chance
of thunderstorms after midnight. 
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning. Chance of showers.
Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
east around 10 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight chance of thunderstorms
in the evening. Chance of showers through the night. Chance of
thunderstorms after midnight. 
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and
chance of thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely in the
evening. Chance of thunderstorms through the night. Chance of
showers after midnight. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of
showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 

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AMZ651-671-211415-
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-
938 PM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts
to around 20 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 5 seconds. 
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Chance of showers and 
thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Chance of
showers in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms.
Showers likely in the afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Chance of showers after
midnight. 
.THURSDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of
showers in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms.
Showers likely in the afternoon. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...East southeast winds around
10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the
evening, then showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely in the
evening. Chance of thunderstorms through the night. Chance of
showers after midnight. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...South southeast winds 5 to
10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

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AMZ630-211415-
Biscayne Bay-
938 PM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms in the
evening, then chance of showers after midnight. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop. Chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
Chance of showers through the night. Slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight. 
.SUNDAY...South southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

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GMZ656-657-211415-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
938 PM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
southeast 5 to 15 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Chance of showers
in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms. Showers
likely in the afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the
evening, then slight chance of showers after midnight. 
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Chance of showers in the morning.
Chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely in the
afternoon. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Chance of
showers and slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. 
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Chance of showers in the
morning. Chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely
in the afternoon. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Chance of
thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of showers through the
night. Slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. 
.SATURDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Chance of
thunderstorms in the morning. Showers likely.
Thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...South southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 

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GMZ676-211415-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
938 PM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning.
Chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely in the
afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight. 
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
Chance of showers. Chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Chance of showers in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Slight chance of showers after
midnight. 
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in
the morning, then showers likely and chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Showers likely in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms
. Chance of showers in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...South southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

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AMZ610-211415-
Lake Okeechobee-
938 PM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. Slight chance of thunderstorms late in the
evening. Slight chance of showers through the night. 
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
Chance of showers. Chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. 
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. 
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms
. Showers likely in the afternoon. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
a light chop. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
Chance of showers through the night. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the evening, then chance of showers after midnight. 
.SUNDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Showers likely in the morning. Chance of
thunderstorms. Chance of showers in the
afternoon. 

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