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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
329 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

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-
329 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front will pass across the waters later today,
followed by strong northerly winds that will overspread the
region this evening and into tonight. Small Craft advisories are
in effect for both the Gulf and Atlantic waters for breezy
northerly winds and hazardous seas. Conditions will show signs of
improvement by late Thursday.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Seas 8 to 9 feet tonight into Thursday
morning, along with breezy northerly winds.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Jan 15, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

10 nautical miles east of Fowey Rocks.
13 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
6 nautical miles east of Lake Worth.
12 nautical miles east southeast 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-
329 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...North northwest winds around 10 knots along the coast
to north 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet along the coast and 4 to 6 feet
with occasional to 8 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period 7 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of light
showers.
.TONIGHT...North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots along the coast
to north northwest 15 to 25 knots in the Gulf Stream. Along the
coast, seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. In the
Gulf Stream, seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet
building to 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet after
midnight. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots along the coast to north
northeast 15 to 25 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet along the coast and 6 to 8 feet
with occasional to 10 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period 7 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the
coast to northeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet along the coast and 5 to
7 feet with occasional to 9 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period
8 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance
of light showers.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the
coast to east northeast 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.

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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-
329 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet along the
coast and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet in the Gulf
Stream. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of light showers.
.TONIGHT...North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots along the coast
to north northwest 15 to 25 knots in the Gulf Stream. Along the
coast, seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. In the
Gulf Stream, seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet
building to 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet after
midnight. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots along the coast
to north northeast 15 to 25 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet along the coast and 7 to
9 feet with occasional to 11 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period
7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast
to northeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Along the coast,
seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. In the Gulf
Stream, seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet
subsiding to 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet after
midnight. Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas. A slight chance of light showers.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet along
the coast and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to 6 feet in the Gulf
Stream. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.

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AMZ630-171715-
Biscayne Bay-
329 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy.
.THURSDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Bay waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.

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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-
329 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...Nearshore, north winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
northwest 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon, Seas less than 2 feet
building to 2 to 3 feet in the afternoon. Offshore, north
northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north northwest 20 to
25 knots in the afternoon, Seas around 2 feet building to 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet in the afternoon. Period
3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots nearshore and north 15 to
25 knots offshore. Nearshore, seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional
seas to 5 feet. Offshore, seas 7 to 9 feet with occasional seas
to 11 feet subsiding to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to
9 feet after midnight. Period 5 seconds. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and
north northeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Nearshore, seas 2 to
3 feet. Offshore, seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to
8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet
in the afternoon. Period 6 seconds. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas
less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period
3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers.

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GMZ676-171715-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
329 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...North northeast winds around 10 knots becoming north
20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet building to
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet in the afternoon.
Period 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 7 to 9 feet with
occasional seas to 11 feet. Period 6 seconds.
.THURSDAY...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to
8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet in the afternoon. Period
7 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 6 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight
chance of showers.

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AMZ610-171715-
Lake Okeechobee-
329 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TODAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters
choppy.
.THURSDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Lake waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers.

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