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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KMFL

FZUS52 KMFL 212020
CWFMFL

Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
420 PM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

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-GMZ606-220915-
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-
420 PM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

SYNOPSIS

Easterly to southeasterly winds will prevail throughout the rest
of the week. Showers and thunderstorms will be possible each day
and night over the local South Florida waters. Increased
moisture from a disturbance moving in from the Bahamas on Friday
into the weekend will bring elevated precipitation chances. Gusty
and erratic winds with locally higher seas are possible in and
around any thunderstorms. Overnight easterly wind surges could
bring gusty winds near cautionary criteria.

GULF STREAM HAZARDS
Lightning, gusty winds, locally higher
seas, and waterspouts are possible with showers and
thunderstorms over the Gulf Stream.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Aug 20, 2019 at 1200 UTC...

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

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.



AMZ650-670-220915-
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-
420 PM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

TONIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Slight chance of
showers through the night.

THURSDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Chance of
showers through the night. Slight chance of thunderstorms after
midnight.

FRIDAY
East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers likely in
the evening. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the night.
Chance of showers after midnight.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely and slight
chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of
showers in the evening. Chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely.

SUNDAY NIGHT
South southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of
thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of showers through the
night. Slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

MONDAY
South southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers in
the morning. Chance of thunderstorms. Showers
likely in the afternoon.



AMZ651-671-220915-
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-
420 PM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

TONIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period
3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Slight chance of
showers through the night. Slight chance of thunderstorms after
midnight.

THURSDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. Chance of showers in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Showers likely after midnight.

FRIDAY
East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Chance of showers
in the evening. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the
night. Showers likely after midnight.

SATURDAY
South southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning. Showers likely.
Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers in
the morning. Chance of thunderstorms. Showers
likely in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms.



AMZ630-220915-
Biscayne Bay-
420 PM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

TONIGHT
East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

THURSDAY
East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.

SATURDAY
South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Showers likely in the morning. Chance of
thunderstorms. Chance of showers in the
afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
South southwest winds 5 to
10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

SUNDAY NIGHT
South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
a light chop. Slight chance of showers in the evening. Slight
chance of thunderstorms through the night. Chance of showers
after midnight.

MONDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.



GMZ656-657-220915-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
420 PM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

TONIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Slight chance of
showers after midnight.

THURSDAY
East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning, then showers likely and chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of
showers through the night.

FRIDAY
East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Chance of showers in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms
. Showers in the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Slight chance
of thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of showers through the
night.

SATURDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning. Chance of showers.
Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Chance of showers
and slight chance of thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

SUNDAY NIGHT
South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Chance of
showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

MONDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.



GMZ676-220915-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
420 PM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

TONIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Slight chance of showers after midnight.

THURSDAY
East winds around 10 knots becoming northeast in the
afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms through the night.

FRIDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Showers likely in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Chance of showers after
midnight.

SATURDAY
South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Chance of
showers. Chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds around 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Slight chance of showers in the evening. Slight chance
of thunderstorms through the night. Chance of showers after
midnight.

SUNDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SUNDAY NIGHT
South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight.

MONDAY
South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.



AMZ610-220915-
Lake Okeechobee-
420 PM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

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

THURSDAY
East winds 5 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning,
then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers through the night.

FRIDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms
. Showers likely in the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
a light chop. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of showers
after midnight.

SATURDAY
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop. Chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
Chance of showers through the night.

SUNDAY
South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning,
then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
a light chop. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
Slight chance of showers through the night.

MONDAY
South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning,
then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.