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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
401 AM EDT Sat Oct 16 2021

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. 

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 Sat Oct 16 2021


A weak front will be moving across the South Florida waters on 
Sunday with ridge of high pressure building to the north behind it 
through mid week. Best chances of showers, and may be a 
thunderstorm, will be across the Atlantic waters Sunday afternoon 
and Sunday night but a chance of showers will persist across the 
southern Atlantic and Gulf waters through at least Wednesday. Winds 
are forecast to increase across the local waters behind front late 
Sunday and remain elevated for periods of time through mid week. 

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Seas will remain below 4 feet through Sunday 
before increasing to at least 7 feet late Sunday Night and through 
Monday before gradually subsiding through mid week.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Oct 16, 2021 at 1200 UTC...

 12 nautical miles southeast of Fowey Rocks.
 20 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
 13 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth.
 12 nautical miles east northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.