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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Miami - South Florida (MFL)

                            
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FZUS52 KMFL 200730
CWFMFL

Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
330 AM 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-GMZ606-201615-
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-
330 AM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019

.SYNOPSIS...East/Southeasterly winds will prevail throughout the end of the
week. Seas will be generally 2-3 feet in the Atlantic, and 2 feet
or less in the Gulf. Showers and thunderstorms will be possible 
each day and night over the local South Florida waters. Gusty and 
erratic winds with locally higher seas are possible in and around 
any convection.

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

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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AMZ650-670-201615-
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-
330 AM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019

.TODAY...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. 
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Slight chance of showers in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Chance of showers after
midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.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 and thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of
showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
east southeast around 10 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Winds southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
southeast around 10 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 

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AMZ651-671-201615-
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-
330 AM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019

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

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AMZ630-201615-
Biscayne Bay-
330 AM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019

.TODAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...East 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. 
.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. Chance of showers and slight chance of 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...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. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

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GMZ656-657-201615-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
330 AM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and southeast
10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...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. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.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 thunderstorms in the evening, then slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland 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. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Chance of showers
and slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY 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. 
.SATURDAY...South 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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GMZ676-201615-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
330 AM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019

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

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AMZ610-201615-
Lake Okeechobee-
330 AM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening. 
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast 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. 
.THURSDAY...East southeast 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. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
a light chop. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

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