Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
417 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 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-GMZ606-280230-
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-
417 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH SOUTH FLORIDA THIS
EVENING, PRECEDED BY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY WINDS
AND ROUGH SEAS. NORTH-NORTHWEST WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT WILL
REMAIN STRONG AND GUSTY THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING, THEN GRADUALLY
SUBSIDE LATE SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BECOME RE-ESTABLISHED
OVER THE SOUTHEAST UNITED STATES ON SUNDAY, LEADING TO MODERATE
NORTH-NORTHEAST WINDS. THE HIGH WILL SETTLE OVER FLORIDA MONDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH GENERALLY GOOD BOATING CONDITIONS EXPECTED.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS 7 TO 9 FT LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY, SUBSIDING TO 6 FT OR LESS SATURDAY NIGHT.

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

 11 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 12 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
  5 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  8 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-280230-
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-
417 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...ALONG THE COAST...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
20 KNOTS...SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. IN THE GULF STREAM...WEST SOUTHWEST
WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS,
ENDING AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO NORTH NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 8 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-280230-
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-
417 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. ALONG THE COAST...SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. IN
THE GULF STREAM...SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS,
ENDING AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST
AND 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET IN THE GULF
STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ630-280230-
BISCAYNE BAY-
417 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS, ENDING AROUND MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-280230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
417 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NEARSHORE...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS, BECOMING
NORTHWEST AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2
TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. OFFSHORE...WEST WINDS 15
TO 20 KNOTS, BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS, DIMINISHING LATE THIS EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. NEARSHORE...SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. OFFSHORE...SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH NORTHEAST
IN THE EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE
AND EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-280230-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
417 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND NUMEROUS
THUNDERSTORMS, DIMINISHING LATE THIS EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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AMZ610-280230-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
417 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER
IN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS, DIMINISHING LATE
THIS EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

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