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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KMFL

FZUS52 KMFL 201447
CWFMFL

Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
947 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

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-GMZ606-210315-
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-
947 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

SYNOPSIS

Fresh northeast breezes this morning behind a cold front will
veer to easterly tonight. Seas will build to around 7 feet over
the Gulf Stream today and tonight. A moderate southeast breeze
will establish Tuesday as the front retreats northward as a warm
front. Showers and scattered thunderstorms will steadily increase
in coverage this afternoon through Tuesday. Winds and seas will
improve late Tuesday into the weekend, but showers and scattered
thunderstorms will again be possible Thursday into Friday.

GULF STREAM HAZARDS
Northeast winds around 20 knots this
morning becoming easterly tonight. Seas around 7 feet.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Nov 18, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.



AMZ650-670-210315-
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-
947 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING


REST OF TODAY
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots along the
coast to east northeast 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Along
the coast, 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
Gulf Stream, seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet.
Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.

TONIGHT
East winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet.
Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A
chance of showers late in the evening...then showers likely and
a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

TUESDAY
Along the coast, southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. In
the Gulf Stream, east southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming
south southeast around 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
southwest after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas
to 6 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY
North northwest winds around 5 knots becoming north
northeast in the evening. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters
smooth. A slight chance of showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters smooth. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
West northwest winds around 5 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters smooth. Showers likely and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming north
northeast...then becoming east southeast in the evening. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters smooth. A chance of showers.



AMZ651-671-210315-
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-
947 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING


REST OF TODAY
Winds east northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. 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
7 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Showers
likely.

TONIGHT
East winds 15 to 20 knots along the coast to east
15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots in the Gulf Stream.
Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet along the coast
and 4 to 6 feet with occasional to 8 feet in the Gulf Stream.
Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters rough in exposed areas.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

TUESDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South southeast winds 5 knots becoming
northwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas
to 5 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth. A
slight chance of thunderstorms late in the evening. A chance of
showers through the night.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Along the coast, east southeast winds 5 knots
late in the evening becoming variable winds less than 5 knots...
then becoming southwest 5 knots in the morning. In the Gulf
Stream, east southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the
morning. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers.

THURSDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and
a slight chance of thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
Along the coast, west winds 5 knots becoming south
around 5 knots in the afternoon. In the Gulf Stream, south
southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal
waters a light chop. A chance of showers.



AMZ630-210315-
Biscayne Bay-
947 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION


REST OF TODAY
East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy. A chance of showers.

TONIGHT
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. Showers
likely late in the evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms
through the night. A chance of showers after midnight.

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

TUESDAY NIGHT
South southwest winds 5 knots becoming north
northwest around 5 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers through the night.

WEDNESDAY
North winds around 5 knots becoming east. Bay
waters smooth.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 knots late in the evening
becoming variable winds less than 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
chance of showers.

THURSDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
chance of showers.

FRIDAY
South southwest winds 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
chance of showers.



GMZ656-657-210315-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
947 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

REST OF TODAY
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore
and northeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore.
Period 5 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers.

TONIGHT
East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and east
10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and
2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.

TUESDAY
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
southwest. Seas around 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A chance of showers in the morning...then
showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds becoming 1 second after midnight. Bay and
inland waters smooth. A slight chance of showers late in the
evening.

WEDNESDAY
Northwest winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters smooth. A slight chance of showers in the
morning.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
North winds around 5 knots becoming south
southeast 5 knots in the morning. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters smooth. A chance of showers.

THURSDAY
West southwest winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters smooth. Showers likely and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
West southwest winds around 5 knots becoming
south in the morning. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
Nearshore, east southeast winds 5 knots becoming north
in the afternoon. Offshore, north northeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance
of showers.



GMZ676-210315-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
947 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

REST OF TODAY
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 7 seconds. A slight
chance of showers.

TONIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. A slight chance of
showers.

TUESDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
5 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 3 seconds. A chance of showers
in the morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms through the
day. Showers likely.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. A slight chance of showers through the night.

WEDNESDAY
North northwest winds 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. A slight chance of showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
Southwest winds around 5 knots.
Seas less than 2 feet. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
West northwest winds around 5 knots becoming
north in the morning. Seas around 2 feet. Showers likely and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. A chance of showers.



AMZ610-210315-
Lake Okeechobee-
947 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

REST OF TODAY
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake
waters a moderate chop.

TONIGHT
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers after midnight.

TUESDAY
East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming 5 knots.
Lake waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers through the night.

WEDNESDAY
North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
south southwest in the morning. Lake waters a light chop. A chance
of showers.

THURSDAY
West winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
North winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. A
chance of showers.

FRIDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
A chance of showers.