Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
451 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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-GMZ606-252200-
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-
451 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE OVER SOUTH FLORIDA TODAY WILL
GIVE WAY TO AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND
EARLY SUNDAY. THE FRONT WILL BECOME STATIONARY AND EVENTUALLY
DISSIPATE OVER SOUTH FLORIDA LATE THIS WEEKEND. WINDS WILL
BECOME NORTHWEST AND INCREASE SLIGHTLY SATURDAY NIGHT AHEAD OF
THE FRONT, THEN SHIFT TO NORTHEAST AND INCREASE FURTHER ON SUNDAY
AS HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE FRONT WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA
THROUGH MONDAY. THIS HIGH WILL SHIFT INTO THE ATLANTIC TUESDAY.
MODERATE EAST WINDS ON MONDAY WILL BECOME SOUTHEAST TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY AND DECREASE SLIGHTLY.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AND OCCASIONALLY HIGHER
ACROSS MUCH OF THE SOUTH EAST FLORIDA GULF STREAM WATERS AND 5 TO
7 FEET AND OCCASIONALLY HIGHER OFF PALM BEACH COUNTY SUNDAY
THROUGH THE EARLY HALF OF MONDAY.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
FEB 25, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

 11 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 17 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 10 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 18 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-252200-
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-
451 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL TO 9 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL TO 9 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ651-671-252200-
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-
451 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO EAST
NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
DAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL TO 8 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO EAST SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ630-252200-
BISCAYNE BAY-
451 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-252200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
451 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. NEARSHORE, SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. OFFSHORE, SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO AROUND 2 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND
2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...WINDS SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-252200-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
451 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.

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AMZ610-252200-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
451 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.

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