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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Miami - South Florida (MFL)

                            
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FZUS52 KMFL 211401
CWFMFL

Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
1001 AM EDT Wed Aug 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-GMZ606-220230-
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-
1001 AM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

.SYNOPSIS...East/Southeasterly winds will prevail throughout the rest 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. Increased 
moisture Friday into the weekend will bring elevated precipitation 
chances. Gusty and erratic winds with locally higher seas are 
possible in and around any thunderstorms.

.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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AMZ650-670-220230-
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-
1001 AM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

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

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AMZ651-671-220230-
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-
1001 AM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Slight
chance of showers. Slight chance of
thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms late in the evening. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms after midnight. 
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers
likely and chance of thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight
chance of thunderstorms late in the evening. Chance of showers
through the night. Chance of thunderstorms after midnight. 
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely in the
morning. Chance of thunderstorms. Chance of
showers. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and
chance of thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...South 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 winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
less than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 

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AMZ630-220230-
Biscayne Bay-
1001 AM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. Slight chance of showers in the morning. 
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. 
.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 winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...South southeast winds 5 to
10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

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GMZ656-657-220230-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
1001 AM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Chance of showers in the morning. Showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...East northeast 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 late in the evening. 
.THURSDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Showers likely in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms through
the day. Showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast 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. 
.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. 
.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 slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South 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 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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GMZ676-220230-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
1001 AM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

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

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AMZ610-220230-
Lake Okeechobee-
1001 AM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

.REST OF TODAY...East southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Lake waters
a moderate chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. 
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East northeast 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 and thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. 

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