Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
423 AM EST WED DEC 7 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-GMZ606-071830-
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-
423 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL BE APPROACHING THE SOUTH
FLORIDA WATERS TODAY. THE FRONT WILL STALL ACROSS THE REGION
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK WHEN A STRONG HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM
WILL BUILD ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS FROM THE NORTH. THIS WILL
RESULT IN DETERIORATING MARINE CONDITIONS ACROSS THE LOCAL
WATERS BY LATE THIS WEEK INTO THE WEEKEND.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE TO 15-20
KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE ABOVE 6 TO 7 FEET
FRIDAY AND THROUGH MUCH OF THE WEEKEND.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
DEC 06, 2016 AT 1200 UTC...

  9 NAUTICAL MILES NORTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
  7 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
  7 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 11 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.


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AMZ650-670-071830-
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-
423 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS INCREASING TO 11 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. ALONG
THE COAST, SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. IN
THE GULF STREAM, SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY...NORTH 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 SEAS TO 9 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS
ALONG THE COAST TO NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 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.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO EAST NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. 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.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED
AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ651-671-071830-
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-
423 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS BECOMING 3 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS
20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO EAST
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED
AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ630-071830-
BISCAYNE BAY-
423 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ656-657-071830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
423 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NEARSHORE, EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS
BECOMING WEST IN THE AFTERNOON. OFFSHORE, NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH 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 THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.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. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ676-071830-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
423 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET.

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AMZ610-071830-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
423 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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