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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Miami - South Florida (MFL)

                            
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FZUS52 KMFL 170836
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
436 AM EDT Sat Aug 17 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-GMZ606-171715-
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-
436 AM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will build northward across the 
region this weekend into early next week bringing prevailing 
southeast winds. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be 
possible across the local waters each day. Winds and waves could 
be locally higher in an around any shower or thunderstorm.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Lightning 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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AMZ650-670-171715-
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-
436 AM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 knots along the coast to south
southeast 5 to 10 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. 
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night. 
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms
likely. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots.
Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 

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AMZ651-671-171715-
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-
436 AM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.TODAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to east
10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms through the night. 
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 

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AMZ630-171715-
Biscayne Bay-
436 AM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.TODAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the
day. 
.TONIGHT...East southeast winds 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers through the night. Slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight. 
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters
a light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds around
10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 

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GMZ656-657-171715-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
436 AM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.TODAY...South winds 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
5 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 knots nearshore and southeast 10 knots
offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 5 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers in the
evening. 
.SUNDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
southwest in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. 
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots nearshore
and east 10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms
likely. 
.TUESDAY 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. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely. 

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GMZ676-171715-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
436 AM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms in the evening. Slight chance of showers after
midnight. 
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms through the night. 
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas less than 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

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AMZ610-171715-
Lake Okeechobee-
436 AM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely and chance
of thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 knots becoming southeast after
midnight. Lake waters smooth. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening. 
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. Slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. 
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
a light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight. 
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely. 

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