Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1054 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 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-GMZ606-250315-
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-
1054 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD NORTH OF THE REGION THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS, BRINGING A MODERATE TO FRESH EASTERLY BREEZE ACROSS
THE SOUTH FLORIDA WATERS. WINDS WILL BE GUSTY AT TIMES LEADING TO
CHOPPY WATERS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE PERIODICALLY MOVE
OVER THE REGION WITH LIGHTNING, HIGHER WIND GUSTS AND LOCALLY
HIGHER SEAS.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
MAY 21, 2016 AT 1200 UTC...

 21 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 30 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 19 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 18 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-250315-
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-
1054 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
EAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO EAST NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ651-671-250315-
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-
1054 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO EAST SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST 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 AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ630-250315-
BISCAYNE BAY-
1054 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ656-657-250315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
1054 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
EAST NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. NEARSHORE...
SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. OFFSHORE...SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO
LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 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
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ676-250315-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1054 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ610-250315-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
1054 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

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