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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Miami - South Florida (MFL)

                            
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FZUS52 KMFL 191317
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
917 AM EDT Mon Aug 19 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-GMZ606-200215-
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-
917 AM EDT Mon Aug 19 2019

.SYNOPSIS...

Prevailing east southeast winds will be in place for most of the 
upcoming week with the Atlantic ridge axis to the north of the 
region. The main boating concern will be showers and storms across 
the local waters each day. A few waterspouts are also possible 
over the Atlantic waters today. Prevailing flow will lead to more
storms pushing off the Gulf coast in the afternoons and 
evenings. Winds and waves could be locally higher in an around 
any shower or thunderstorm.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Lightning, gusty winds, locally higher
seas, 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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AMZ650-670-200215-
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-
917 AM EDT Mon Aug 19 2019

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 

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AMZ651-671-200215-
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-
917 AM EDT Mon Aug 19 2019

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to
10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

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AMZ630-200215-
Biscayne Bay-
917 AM EDT Mon Aug 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...East winds around 10 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Bay waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds around 10 knots with gusts to
around 20 knots. Bay waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
a light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Bay waters a light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

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GMZ656-657-200215-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
917 AM EDT Mon Aug 19 2019

.REST OF TODAY...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 thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. 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. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and east
southeast 5 to 10 knots offshore. 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. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 

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GMZ676-200215-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
917 AM EDT Mon Aug 19 2019

.REST OF TODAY...East northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds around 5 knots becoming
east after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

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AMZ610-200215-
Lake Okeechobee-
917 AM EDT Mon Aug 19 2019

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. 
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late in
the evening. 
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

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