Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1150 PM EDT THU APR 17 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-GMZ606-181615-
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-
1150 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS...LIGHT TO MODERATE NORTHEAST WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE
SOUTHEAST BY FRIDAY AS A WARM FRONT LIFTS NORTH AND A COLD FRONT
APPROACHES AND MOVES THROUGH THE AREA FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY
MORNING. A MIX OF NORTHEAST SWELL AND WIND WAVES WILL REMAIN AT
ADVISORY LEVELS THROUGH TONIGHT...THEN ONCE AGAIN OVER THE WEEKEND
IN THE WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT...MAINLY ACROSS THE PALM BEACH
WATERS. IN ADDITION TO THE WINDS AND SEAS...SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED STORMS OVER THE LOCAL WATERS WILL BE CAPABLE
OF GENERATING FREQUENT LIGHTNING...HEAVY RAINFALL AND LOCALLY
CHOPPIER CONDITIONS IN AND AROUND THE HEAVIER SHOWERS.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS AROUND 7 FEET WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE
EAST OF PALM BEACH THROUGH TONIGHT AND ONCE AGAIN OVER THE
WEEKEND IN THE WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
APR 16, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

  9 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 14 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 12 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 14 NAUTICAL MILES NORTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-181615-
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-
1150 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM
EDT FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
EAST 15 TO 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. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
SOUTHEAST 13 TO 18 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO SOUTH SOUTHEAST 12 TO 17 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. 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.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET ALONG THE COAST
AND 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET IN THE GULF
STREAM. EAST NORTHEAST SWELL 3 TO 4 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-181615-
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-
1150 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO SOUTH SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WINDS SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. NORTH
NORTHEAST SWELL 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. ALONG THE
COAST...SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. IN THE
GULF STREAM...SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ630-181615-
BISCAYNE BAY-
1150 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-181615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
1150 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 6 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND NORTH 11 TO
16 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO
3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-181615-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1150 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS BECOMING
12 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST 12 TO 17 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.

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AMZ610-181615-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
1150 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH 8 TO 13 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS.
LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS.
LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS LIGHT CHOP.

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