Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
421 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

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-GMZ606-201715-
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-
421 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS SHOULD REMAIN GENERALLY EASTERLY AND AROUND 10
KNOTS OR LESS WITH A SLIGHT INCREASE TOWARD THE LATTER HALF OF THE
WEEK. THIS WILL RESULT IN SEAS OF GENERALLY 2 FEET OR LESS THROUGH
THE PERIOD. WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE IN AND AROUND ANY
THUNDERSTORMS.


.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
AUG 18, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-201715-
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-
421 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WINDS EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH SOUTHWEST IN THE MORNING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ651-671-201715-
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-
421 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS BECOMING 3 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...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. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ630-201715-
BISCAYNE BAY-
421 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ656-657-201715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
421 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ676-201715-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
421 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
IN THE EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ610-201715-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
421 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
IN THE MORNING. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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