Skip Navigation Links weather.gov 
NOAA logo-Select to go to the NOAA homepage NDBC Title GraphicClick to go to NDBC home page   Select to go to the NWS homepage
Home About Us Contact Us
 
 
    
    Station List

 Data Access
    Mobile Access
    Classic Maps
         Recent
         DART®
    Obs Search
    Ship Obs Report
    BuoyCAMs
    TAO
    DODS
    OceanSITES
    HF Radar
    OSMC
    Dial-A-Buoy
    RSS Feeds Image indicating link to RSS feed access page
    Web Widget
    Email Access
    Web Data Guide
    Maintenance Schedule
    Station Status Report

 Program Info
    TAO
    DART®
    IOOS®

 Publications
    NDBC PEA
    NDBC FONSI
    NDBC DQC Handbook

 FAQ
 Visitor Information
 
USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.

National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KMFL

FZUS52 KMFL 131524
CWFMFL

Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
1024 AM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

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-GMZ606-140415-
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-
1024 AM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

SYNOPSIS

Southeasterly flow will continue ahead of the next cold front
due to approach the region this weekend. Ahead of the front,
winds will veer from the southeast to the south and eventually
southwest. A few showers are possible the next few days over the
waters, with more widespread showers and storms with the front
late Friday into Saturday.

GULF STREAM HAZARDS
occasional seas up to 6 feet off the
coast of Palm Beach County mid to late morning then decreasing
through remainder of day.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Dec 13, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

  3 nautical miles southeast of Fowey Rocks.
  7 nautical miles east of Port Everglades.
  5 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth.
  6 nautical miles east southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.



AMZ650-670-140415-
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-
1024 AM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

Small craft should exercise caution


REST OF TODAY
Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 9 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.

TONIGHT
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers late in the
evening. A slight chance of showers after midnight.

FRIDAY
South southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers in the morning. A
slight chance of thunderstorms. A slight chance
of showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
south 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SATURDAY
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.

SATURDAY NIGHT
West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet
along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet in the
Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of
showers.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Winds northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light
chop.

MONDAY
North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around
2 feet along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet
in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a light chop.



AMZ651-671-140415-
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-
1024 AM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

REST OF TODAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 7 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of
sprinkles in the morning.

TONIGHT
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters
choppy in exposed areas.

FRIDAY
Winds southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas.

FRIDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots along the coast to
south 15 to 20 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms through the night.

SATURDAY
West southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
North northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers.

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots along the
coast to north 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas around
2 feet along the coast and 2 to 3 feet with occasional to 5 feet
in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a light chop.



AMZ630-140415-
Biscayne Bay-
1024 AM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

REST OF TODAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of sprinkles in the morning.

TONIGHT
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

FRIDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms through the
night.

SATURDAY
West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
light chop.



GMZ656-657-140415-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
1024 AM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

REST OF TODAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
east southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight
chance of sprinkles in the morning.

TONIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

FRIDAY
South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and
south southeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers. A chance of thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore
and south southwest 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Thunderstorms likely late in the evening. Showers through the
night. A chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

SATURDAY
West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet
offshore. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers through the
day. A slight chance of thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
North northwest winds around 5 knots nearshore
and north northwest 5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet
nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers.

SUNDAY
North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and
north 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and
2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore
and north 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore
and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet offshore. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.



GMZ676-140415-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
1024 AM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

Small craft should exercise caution


REST OF TODAY
East southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 4 seconds. A chance of showers in the morning...
then a slight chance of showers.

TONIGHT
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds. A slight chance of
showers after midnight.

FRIDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Period 5 seconds. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Thunderstorms
likely late in the evening. Showers through the night. A chance
of thunderstorms after midnight.

SATURDAY
West northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet building to 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. West swell around 3 feet. A
slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of
showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. West swell 3 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers.

SUNDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet.

MONDAY
North northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.



AMZ610-140415-
Lake Okeechobee-
1024 AM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

REST OF TODAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers.

TONIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop.

FRIDAY
South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers. A chance of
thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Thunderstorms likely late in the evening. Showers through
the night. A chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

SATURDAY
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. A
chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers
. A slight chance of thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A chance of showers.

SUNDAY
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots.
Lake waters a light chop.