National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KMFL

FZUS52 KMFL 160801
CWFMFL

Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
400 AM EDT Tue Apr 16 2024

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-GMZ606-161700
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
400 AM EDT Tue Apr 16 2024

Synopsis

Moderate to fresh easterly wind flow will remain in place across the local waters through the middle of the week as high pressure prevails. These winds will slowly subside towards the end of the week as they shift and become southeasterly.

Gulf Stream Hazards: None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Apr 13, 2024 at 12 UTC...

12 nautical miles east northeast of Port Everglades. 10 nautical miles northeast of Lake Worth. 13 nautical miles southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


AMZ650-670-161700
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
400 AM EDT Tue Apr 16 2024

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION

TODAY
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to around 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

TONIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to around 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

WED
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

WED NIGHT
E SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

THU
E SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

THU NIGHT AND FRI
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

FRI NIGHT
Along the coast, S SE winds 10 to 15 kt becoming S SW 5 to 10 kt in the morning. In the Gulf Stream, S SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

SAT
S SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Intracoastal waters a light chop.


AMZ651-671-161700
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
400 AM EDT Tue Apr 16 2024

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION

TODAY
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to around 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

TONIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to around 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

WED
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

WED NIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

THU
E SE winds 10 to 15 kt along the coast to E 10 to 15 kt in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 ft or less. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

THU NIGHT AND FRI
E SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

FRI NIGHT AND SAT
SE winds 10 to 15 kt along the coast to SE 5 to 10 kt in the Gulf Stream. Seas less than 2 ft. Intracoastal waters light chop.


GMZ656-657-676-161700
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM
400 AM EDT Tue Apr 16 2024

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION

TODAY
E SE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to around 20 kt near shore...except E SE 10 to 15 kt with gusts to around 20 kt well offshore. Seas 2 ft or less. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters light chop.

TONIGHT
E winds 5 to 10 kt near shore...except E 10 to 15 kt well offshore. Seas 2 ft or less. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

WED
E SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas less than 2 ft near shore and 1 to 2 ft well offshore. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters light chop.

WED NIGHT
E SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas less than 2 ft. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

THU
Near shore, E SE winds 5 to 10 kt becoming S SW in the afternoon. Well offshore, E SE winds around 10 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 ft. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

THU NIGHT
W SW winds around 5 kt becoming E NE 5 kt late in the evening. Seas less than 2 ft. Bay and inland waters smooth.

FRI
E SE winds around 5 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 0 to 1 ft. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

FRI NIGHT
W NW winds around 5 kt becoming N NE late in the evening, then becoming E NE in the morning. Seas less than 2 ft. Bay and inland waters smooth.

SAT
Near shore, E winds around 5 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Well offshore, S SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas less than 2 ft. Bay and inland waters a light chop.


AMZ610-161700
Lake Okeechobee
400 AM EDT Tue Apr 16 2024

TODAY
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Lake waters a light chop.

TONIGHT
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Lake waters a light chop.

WED
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Lake waters a light chop.

WED NIGHT
E SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Lake waters a light chop.

THU
E SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Lake waters a light chop.

THU NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt becoming S after midnight. Lake waters a light chop.

FRI
S SE winds around 5 kt becoming E SE in the evening. Lake waters a light chop.

FRI NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt becoming SW after midnight. Lake waters a light chop.

SAT
S winds around 5 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Lake waters a light chop.


AMZ630-161700
Biscayne Bay
400 AM EDT Tue Apr 16 2024

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION

TODAY
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to around 20 kt. Bay waters a moderate chop.

TONIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to around 20 kt. Bay waters a moderate chop.

WED
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Bay waters a moderate chop.

WED NIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Bay waters a moderate chop.

THU AND THU NIGHT
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Bay waters a light chop.

FRI THROUGH SAT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Bay waters a light chop.