Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1252 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

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-GMZ606-281715-
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-
1252 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT EASTWARD INTO THE
WEEKEND...AS A STATIONARY FRONT REMAINS OVER NORTH FLORIDA.
THROUGH SATURDAY...SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 15 KT OR LESS CAN
BE ANTICIPATED.

TROPICAL STORM ERIKA IS FORECAST TO IMPACT THE CENTRAL AND
NORTHWEST BAHAMAS SUNDAY AND COULD IMPACT SOUTH FLORIDA WATERS
LATE SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. THERE IS STILL UNCERTAINTY IN
THE TRACK AND THE FUTURE STRENGTH OF ERIKA...SO CONTINUE TO
MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...GULF STREAM SEAS WILL LIKELY BECOME
HAZARDOUS SUNDAY THROUGH AT LEAST MONDAY NIGHT DUE TO THE
INFLUENCE OF TROPICAL STORM ERIKA.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
AUG 27, 2015 AT 1200 UTC...

  4 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 19 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 15 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 15 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-281715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL OUT
20 NM-
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 60 NM-
1252 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS INCREASING TO
8 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
EAST SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ651-671-281715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF THE BAHAMAS-
1252 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
DAY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. WEST SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ630-281715-
BISCAYNE BAY-
1252 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST NORTHEAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ656-657-281715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
1252 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE
AND EAST NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NORTH
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NORTH NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. WEST NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ676-281715-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1252 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NORTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NORTH WINDS
10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ610-281715-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
1252 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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