Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
307 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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-GMZ606-090830-
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-
307 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS...THROUGH TONIGHT, A STATIONARY FRONT DRAPED ALONG THE
FLORIDA STRAIGHTS WILL CONTINUE THE CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE ATLANTIC. AS A COLD
FRONT DROPS SOUTH OVER THE REGION BY FRIDAY MORNING, WINDS WILL
SHIFT MORE NORTH AND NORTHEASTERLY, SUSTAINED BETWEEN 15-25 KT.
ANOTHER ROUND OF NORTHEAST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ON
SATURDAY WITH WAVE HEIGHTS INCREASING TO BETWEEN 7-10 FEET IN
THE GULF STREAM. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL LIKELY BE ISSUED
DURING THIS PERIOD.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS WILL BUILD TO AT LEAST 6 FEET BY
FRIDAY BEFORE INCREASING TO 7 TO 10 FEET THIS WEEKEND.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
DEC 08, 2016 AT 1200 UTC...

  2 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
  4 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
  8 NAUTICAL MILES NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  7 NAUTICAL MILES NORTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.


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AMZ650-670-090830-
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-
307 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST 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 SEAS TO 8 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WINDS NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
EAST NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 8 TO
10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WINDS EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET ALONG THE COAST
AND 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET IN THE GULF
STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...WINDS EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED
AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...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 CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
MORNING,...THEN BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ651-671-090830-
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-
307 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. ALONG THE COAST,
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. IN THE GULF
STREAM, SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET BUILDING
TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WINDS NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. 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
6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
EAST NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS IN
THE GULF STREAM. ALONG THE COAST, SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. IN THE GULF STREAM,
SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET BUILDING TO
9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 14 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO EAST NORTHEAST 25 TO 30 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND
9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 14 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS VERY ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED
AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ630-090830-
BISCAYNE BAY-
307 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ656-657-090830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
307 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...WINDS NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 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
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING,...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WINDS NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 30 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS
OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST NORTHEAST IN THE MORNING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-090830-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
307 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING,...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST NORTHEAST IN THE MORNING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.

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AMZ610-090830-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
307 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING,...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING,...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST LATE IN THE EVENING,...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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