Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
347 AM EDT THU MAY 5 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-GMZ606-051630-
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-
347 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE AWAY FROM SOUTH FLORIDA TODAY
WITH HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE BUILDING SLOWLY FROM THE WEST THROUGH
THE WEEKEND WITH DRY CONDITIONS PREVAILING.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS AND
SEAS AROUND 7 FEET WILL GRADUALLY IMPROVE THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. PERIODS OF WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS AND SEAS OF 4 TO 6 FEET
WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
MAY 05, 2016 AT 1200 UTC...

  8 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 16 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 14 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 16 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-051630-
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-
347 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.TODAY...ALONG THE COAST...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. IN
THE GULF STREAM...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 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.
.TONIGHT...ALONG THE COAST...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS...SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. IN THE GULF STREAM...WEST SOUTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT...SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 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 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO NORTH
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-051630-
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-
347 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.TODAY...ALONG THE COAST...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. IN THE
GULF STREAM...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 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 MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET ALONG
THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE
GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ630-051630-
BISCAYNE BAY-
347 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-051630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
347 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NEARSHORE...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
OFFSHORE...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET NEARSHORE AND 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NEARSHORE...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
OFFSHORE...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 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 LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-051630-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
347 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET.

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AMZ610-051630-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
347 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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