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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KMFL

FZUS52 KMFL 200801
CWFMFL

Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
401 AM EDT Wed Sep 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-GMZ606-201715-
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-
401 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

SYNOPSIS
Long period northeasterly swell from distant Hurricane
Jose will continue to filter into the local Atlantic waters keeping
cautionary conditions in the waters off Palm Beach County into
Thursday. Light and variable winds today will allow both seabreezes
to form this afternoon. Winds will gradually increase out of the
east to northeast from Thursday onwards.

GULF STREAM HAZARDS
Long period northeasterly swell will bring
seas up to 6 feet off Palm Beach County.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Sep 19, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.



AMZ650-670-201715-
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-
401 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

Small Craft Exercise Caution


TODAY
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 11 seconds. North
northeast swell 3 to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
chance of showers in the morning.

TONIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 11 seconds. North northeast
swell 3 to 4 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers in the evening...then a chance of showers
after midnight.

THURSDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 11 seconds. North northeast
swell 3 to 4 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of
showers in the morning...then a slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 11 seconds.
North northeast swell around 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening...then a chance
of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. North northeast
swell around 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT
North northeast winds 10 to
15 knots along the coast to north northeast 15 to 20 knots in
the Gulf Stream. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to
10 feet. North swell 4 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to north
around 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas to 9 feet along the coast and 7 to 9 feet with
occasional to 11 feet in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.



AMZ651-671-201715-
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-
401 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

TODAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 11 seconds. North northeast
swell around 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

TONIGHT
East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 11 seconds. North
northeast swell around 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers after midnight.

THURSDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 11 seconds. North northeast
swell around 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers in the morning.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East 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. Period 11 seconds. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening...then
a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after
midnight.

FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT
North northeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. North
swell 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers.



AMZ630-201715-
Biscayne Bay-
401 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

TODAY
South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.

THURSDAY
East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers. A slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening...then a
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after
midnight.

FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT
North northeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.

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



GMZ656-657-201715-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
401 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

TODAY
South southeast winds 5 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

TONIGHT
Nearshore, east winds 5 to 10 knots. Offshore, north
northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east after midnight. Seas
less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.

THURSDAY
East northeast winds 5 knots becoming north
northwest in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
2 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth. A slight chance of
showers in the morning...then a chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers in the evening.

FRIDAY
North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers in the morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms through
the day. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to
10 knots nearshore and northeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas
less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.



GMZ676-201715-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
401 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

TODAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north northwest
in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 4 seconds.

TONIGHT
East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds.

THURSDAY
East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 3 seconds.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. A slight chance of showers.

FRIDAY
North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. A slight chance of showers in the morning. A slight
chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.



AMZ610-201715-
Lake Okeechobee-
401 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

TODAY
Northeast winds 5 knots becoming 10 to 15 knots in the
afternoon. Lake waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of
showers in the morning...then a chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers through the night.

THURSDAY
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning...then
a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
5 knots after midnight. Lake waters a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers in the evening.

FRIDAY
East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning. A slight chance
of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the
afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
North northeast winds 5 to
10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.