Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
952 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

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-GMZ606-251430-
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-
952 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
ALL OF THE LOCAL WATERS THROUGH MIDDAY THURSDAY AHEAD OF A COLD
FRONT MOVING THROUGH THE STATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY ON THURSDAY.
LIGHT WINDS, FAVORABLE BOATING CONDITIONS, AND QUIETER WEATHER
ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT FOR THE UPCOMING HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
UP TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 7 FEET OFFSHORE PALM BEACH
COUNTY LATE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
MAY 23, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-251430-
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-
952 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG
THE COAST TO SOUTH SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST
AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 8 FEET IN THE
GULF STREAM. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
THE NIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST NORTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO
3 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ651-671-251430-
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-
952 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG
THE COAST TO SOUTH SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST
AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 6 FEET IN THE
GULF STREAM. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
WEST SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST NORTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...ALONG THE COAST, VARIABLE WINDS 5 KNOTS OR LESS
BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. IN THE
GULF STREAM, EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ630-251430-
BISCAYNE BAY-
952 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ656-657-251430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
952 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS
NEARSHORE AND SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET NEARSHORE AND 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL TO 8 FEET OFFSHORE. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET NEARSHORE AND 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL TO 8 FEET OFFSHORE. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND
2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING
BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NEARSHORE, VARIABLE WINDS 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING
WEST SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. OFFSHORE, EAST
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ676-251430-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
952 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET.

$$

AMZ610-251430-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
952 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST IN THE MORNING. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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