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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Miami - South Florida (MFL)

                            
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FZUS52 KMFL 210632
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
232 AM EDT Sat Sep 21 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-GMZ606-211530-
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-
232 AM EDT Sat Sep 21 2019

.SYNOPSIS...

Fresh to strong ENE breezes will create hazardous conditions for 
small craft operations across all South Florida waters through this 
weekend. Occasional gale force wind gusts are possible for the 
Atlantic waters today. Steep waves remain a concern in the Atlantic 
due to wind driven waves and the gradually subsiding long period 
swell. Small Craft Advisories continue for all South Florida waters 
this weekend, and small craft operators should exercise extreme 
caution, especially around jetties and inlets.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Seas of 8 to 12 feet are expected. The 
highest seas are expected off the Palm Beach County coast, but 
at least occasional seas in this height range are possible 
elsewhere in the Gulf Stream. Extreme caution is advised for 
mariners.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Sep 19, 2019 at 1200 UTC...

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-211530-
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-
232 AM EDT Sat Sep 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...East northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
around 35 knots. Seas 8 to 10 feet with occasional seas to
13 feet. Period 6 seconds. Northeast swell 5 feet. Intracoastal
waters rough in exposed areas. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
the morning. Chance of showers. 
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
around 35 knots. Seas 8 to 10 feet with occasional seas to
13 feet. Period 6 seconds. East northeast swell 5 feet.
Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas. Chance of showers. 
.SUNDAY...East northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 7 to 9 feet
with occasional seas to 11 feet. Period 6 seconds. Northeast
swell 4 feet. Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts
to around 30 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas to
10 feet. Period 6 seconds. East northeast swell 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Slight chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts
to around 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to
6 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. 
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots
with gusts to around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with occasional
seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. 

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AMZ651-671-211530-
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-
232 AM EDT Sat Sep 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...East northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
around 35 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to
9 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters rough in exposed
areas. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Showers
likely. Chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
around 35 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas to
10 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters rough in exposed
areas. Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...East northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas to 9 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal
waters rough in exposed areas. Showers in the morning. Chance of
thunderstorms. Showers likely in the afternoon. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts
to around 30 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to
8 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots
with gusts to around 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional
seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight. 
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. 

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AMZ630-211530-
Biscayne Bay-
232 AM EDT Sat Sep 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 30 knots. Bay waters choppy. Showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 30 knots. Bay waters choppy. Showers likely in the
evening. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the night.
Showers after midnight. 
.SUNDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 30 knots. Bay waters choppy. Slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning. Showers likely.
Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Bay waters a light chop. 

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GMZ656-657-211530-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
232 AM EDT Sat Sep 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...East northeast winds 10 to 20 knots nearshore and east
northeast 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots offshore.
Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period
3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Slight chance
of thunderstorms in the morning. Showers likely.
Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 20 knots nearshore and
east northeast around 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots
offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with
occasional to 5 feet offshore. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. Showers likely through the night. 
.SUNDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to
around 25 knots nearshore and east northeast 15 to 20 knots
offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Showers
likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts
to around 25 knots nearshore and east northeast 15 to 20 knots
offshore. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet
offshore. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...East northeast winds around 10 knots with gusts to
around 20 knots nearshore and northeast 10 to 15 knots offshore.
Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts
to around 25 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening. 
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. 
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth. 

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GMZ676-211530-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
232 AM EDT Sat Sep 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 30 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to
6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Chance of showers.
Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 5 seconds. Chance of
showers. 
.SUNDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 30 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to
6 feet. Period 4 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning. Chance of showers. Chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts
to around 30 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to
6 feet. Period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts
to around 25 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the evening. 
.TUESDAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. 

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AMZ610-211530-
Lake Okeechobee-
232 AM EDT Sat Sep 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 30 knots. Lake waters choppy. Chance of showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 30 knots. Lake waters choppy. Slight chance of showers. 
.SUNDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 20 knots. Lake waters
choppy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts
to around 25 knots. Lake waters a moderate chop. 
.MONDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. 
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. 
.WEDNESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. 

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