Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1022 AM EST FRI FEB 12 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-GMZ606-130415-
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-
1022 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE OVER SOUTH FLORIDA WILL KEEP LIGHT WINDS
AND GENERALLY GOOD BOATING CONDITIONS THROUGH SATURDAY. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE SOUTH FLORIDA WATERS LATE SATURDAY AND
SATURDAY NIGHT, WITH NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING BEHIND
THE FRONT. THIS WILL LEAD TO BUILDING SEAS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE SOUTHEAST AND SOUTH AND REMAIN
GUSTY ON MONDAY AHEAD OF ANOTHER COLD FRONT WHICH WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE AREA ON TUESDAY. SHOWERS WILL INCREASE MONDAY INTO
EARLY TUESDAY AS THE FRONT MOVES THROUGH.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS 6 FEET SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
FEB 11, 2016 AT 1200 UTC...

  9 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
  5 NAUTICAL MILES NORTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 12 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  6 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-130415-
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-
1022 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...ALONG THE COAST...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS
BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. IN THE GULF STREAM...
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO NORTH NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 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 CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED
AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...ALONG THE COAST...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. IN THE
GULF STREAM...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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AMZ651-671-130415-
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-
1022 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO NORTH NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...ALONG THE COAST...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. IN THE
GULF STREAM...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY.

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AMZ630-130415-
BISCAYNE BAY-
1022 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ656-657-130415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
1022 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE
AND NORTH NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. 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.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE
AND EAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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GMZ676-130415-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1022 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ610-130415-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
1022 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND
10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST IN THE EVENING. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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