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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KMFL

FZUS52 KMFL 210230
CWFMFL

Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
930 PM EST Tue Feb 20 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-GMZ606-211515-
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-
930 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

SYNOPSIS...A strong ridge of high pressure will continue to
dominate the weather pattern over the local waters through the
remainder of the week and into the upcoming weekend. A moderate
to fresh east southeasterly wind will continue with speeds of 10
to 15 knots over the Gulf waters and 15 to 20 knots for the
Atlantic. Wave heights will range from 3 to 4 feet in the
offshore Gulf waters and 3 to 5 feet in the Atlantic. Occasional
showers are possible throughout the period across the Atlantic
waters

GULF STREAM HAZARDS
NONE.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Feb 17, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

  9 nautical miles northeast of Fowey Rocks.
 13 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
  9 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth.
 12 nautical miles east of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.



AMZ650-670-211515-
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-
930 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION


REST OF TONIGHT
East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with
gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas
to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas.

WEDNESDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to east
15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
east 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.

THURSDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to east
15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT
East southeast winds
10 to 15 knots along the coast to east southeast 15 to 20 knots
in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to
8 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight
chance of showers.

SATURDAY
East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast
to east southeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Winds southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.

SUNDAY
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.



AMZ651-671-211515-
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-
930 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION


REST OF TONIGHT
East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with
gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas
to 6 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in
exposed areas.

WEDNESDAY
East winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A
slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers
through the night.

THURSDAY
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds around 15 knots along the coast to
east 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed
areas. A slight chance of showers in the evening...then a
chance of showers after midnight.

FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT
East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots
along the coast to east southeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf
Stream. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet.
Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of
showers.

SATURDAY
East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast
to east southeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.



AMZ630-211515-
Biscayne Bay-
930 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION


REST OF TONIGHT
East southeast winds 15 TO 20 knots with gusts
up to 25 knots. Bay waters choppy.

WEDNESDAY
East winds around 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers
in the afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.
A slight chance of showers.

THURSDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening...then
a chance of showers after midnight.

FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.

SATURDAY
East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a moderate chop.

SUNDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
A slight chance of showers.



GMZ656-657-211515-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
930 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION OFFSHORE


REST OF TONIGHT
East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore
and east southeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

WEDNESDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and east
southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and east
10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Period 2 seconds.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers in
the evening.

THURSDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and east 5 to
10 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

SUNDAY
South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.



GMZ676-211515-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
930 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION


REST OF TONIGHT
East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with
gusts to around 25 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 4 seconds.

WEDNESDAY
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
4 seconds.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds.

THURSDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.

FRIDAY
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. A slight chance of showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
A slight chance of showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.

SUNDAY
South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.



AMZ610-211515-
Lake Okeechobee-
930 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION


REST OF TONIGHT
East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots.
Lake waters choppy.

WEDNESDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

THURSDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.

THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

SATURDAY
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.

SUNDAY
South southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.



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