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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KMFL

FZUS52 KMFL 230852
CWFMFL

Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
352 AM EST Thu Jan 23 2020

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-GMZ606-231745-
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-
352 AM EST Thu Jan 23 2020

SYNOPSIS

Hazardous marine conditions continue for the Atlantic waters as
elevated seas gradually continue to subside through Friday.
Easterly winds will also slowly diminish today before they begin
to swing out of a southerly direction tomorrow ahead of a cold
front that is forecast to push across the local waters early this
weekend. A few showers will be possible the remainder of this
week, mainly over the Atlantic waters.


GULF STREAM HAZARDS
Hazardous winds and significantly higher seas
continue today.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Jan 23, 2020 at 1200 UTC...

  4 nautical miles southeast of Fowey Rocks.
  8 nautical miles east northeast of Port Everglades.
  9 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth.
 10 nautical miles east northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.



AMZ650-670-231745-
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-
352 AM EST Thu Jan 23 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING


TODAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Seas 10 to 12 feet with occasional seas to 15 feet
subsiding to 7 to 9 feet with occasional seas to 11 feet in the
afternoon. Period 10 seconds. North northeast swell 3 to 8 feet
becoming 3 to 6 feet in the afternoon. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop. Chance of showers.

TONIGHT
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to
east 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots in the Gulf
Stream. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet. Period
10 seconds. Northeast swell 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop. Slight chance of showers.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 6 seconds. Northeast swell
3 feet in the morning. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight
chance of showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
southwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas
to 5 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Chance of showers through the night.

SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a
light chop.

SUNDAY NIGHT
North northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. North northeast swell
3 feet in the evening. Intracoastal waters smooth. Chance of
showers after midnight.

MONDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the
morning, then becoming north in the afternoon. Along the coast,
gusts up to 20 knots in the morning. In the Gulf Stream, gusts
up to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
North northeast swell 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Chance of showers.



AMZ651-671-231745-
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-
352 AM EST Thu Jan 23 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING


TODAY
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to
around 20 knots. Along the coast, seas 7 to 9 feet with
occasional seas to 11 feet. In the Gulf Stream, seas 9 to
11 feet with occasional seas to 14 feet subsiding to 7 to 9 feet
with occasional seas to 11 feet in the afternoon. Period
11 seconds. North northwest swell 3 to 8 feet becoming 3 to
6 feet in the afternoon. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Slight chance of showers.

TONIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to east
10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Period 10 seconds. North northwest
swell 3 to 4 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Slight
chance of showers.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters
a light chop. Slight chance of showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Along the coast, south southeast winds 5 knots
becoming west northwest after midnight. In the Gulf Stream,
southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south southwest after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers after midnight.

SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

SUNDAY
North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

SUNDAY NIGHT
East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers
after midnight.

MONDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers.



AMZ630-231745-
Biscayne Bay-
352 AM EST Thu Jan 23 2020

TODAY
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. Slight chance of showers.

TONIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
South southeast winds 5 knots becoming northwest
after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

SATURDAY
North winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

SATURDAY NIGHT
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth. Chance of showers after midnight.

MONDAY
South southwest winds around 5 knots becoming west
northwest in the afternoon. Gusts up to 20 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Chance of showers.



GMZ656-657-231745-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
352 AM EST Thu Jan 23 2020

TODAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 5 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

TONIGHT
East winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period
4 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 5 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Bay and
inland waters smooth.

FRIDAY NIGHT
North winds 5 knots. Seas less than 1 foot.
Period 3 seconds increasing to 9 seconds after midnight. Bay and
inland waters smooth.

SATURDAY
Northwest winds 10 knots nearshore and north 5 to
10 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.

SATURDAY NIGHT
North winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and north
northeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

SUNDAY
North winds 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
East northeast winds 10 knots with
gusts to around 25 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Chance of showers.



GMZ676-231745-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
352 AM EST Thu Jan 23 2020

TODAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
5 seconds.

TONIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming south
southwest 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds increasing to 9 seconds after midnight. Slight
chance of showers after midnight.

SATURDAY
North winds 5 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with
gusts to around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

SUNDAY
North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots
with gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with occasional
seas to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers in the evening, then
chance of showers.



AMZ610-231745-
Lake Okeechobee-
352 AM EST Thu Jan 23 2020

TODAY
East winds 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.

TONIGHT
East southeast winds 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.

FRIDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 knots becoming west northwest
after midnight. Lake waters a light chop.

SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.

SUNDAY
North northeast winds 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
Northeast winds 10 knots. Lake waters
a light chop. Chance of showers.