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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Miami - South Florida (MFL)

                            
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FZUS52 KMFL 231422
CWFMFL

Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
1022 AM EDT Fri Aug 23 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-GMZ606-240315-
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-
1022 AM EDT Fri Aug 23 2019

.SYNOPSIS...A tropical disturbance approaching the region will bring
easterly winds across the local waters. Seas will be generally 
2-3 feet with occasionally higher seas in the Atlantic. Seas in 
the Gulf will be generally 2 feet or less. Increased moisture 
across the area will lead to increased periods of showers and 
thunderstorms across all 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 22, 2019 at 1200 UTC...

  5 nautical miles east southeast of Fowey Rocks.
  7 nautical miles east of Port Everglades.
  4 nautical miles east of Lake Worth.
  7 nautical miles northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ650-670-240315-
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-
1022 AM EDT Fri Aug 23 2019

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast
to south southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Chance of showers late in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Showers likely after midnight. 
.SATURDAY...South southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Showers likely in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms through
the day. Chance of showers. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely. 
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to south
10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms
likely. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 

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AMZ651-671-240315-
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-
1022 AM EDT Fri Aug 23 2019

.REST OF TODAY...South southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light
chop. Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast
to south southeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light
chop. Chance of showers late in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Showers likely after midnight. 
.SATURDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers
likely in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms.
Chance of showers. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely. 
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...West southwest winds 5 knots becoming south southeast
in the evening. Seas less than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters
smooth. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

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AMZ630-240315-
Biscayne Bay-
1022 AM EDT Fri Aug 23 2019

.REST OF TODAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
a light chop. Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Showers likely in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms through
the day. Chance of showers. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds around 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 

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GMZ656-657-240315-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
1022 AM EDT Fri Aug 23 2019

.REST OF TODAY...North northwest 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. 
.TONIGHT...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 and thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...South 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. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South 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. 
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 knots nearshore and
south southwest 5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...West northwest winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters smooth. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 

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GMZ676-240315-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
1022 AM EDT Fri Aug 23 2019

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning. Chance of showers. Chance of
thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east southeast
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
northwest. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
less than 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

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AMZ610-240315-
Lake Okeechobee-
1022 AM EDT Fri Aug 23 2019

.REST OF TODAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
a light chop. Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms
through the night. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then
showers and thunderstorms likely. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
a light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
a light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...West winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms. 

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