Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
304 AM EST WED JAN 18 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-GMZ606-190000-
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-
304 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
GOOD BOATING CONDITIONS AND DRY WEATHER WILL EXIST ACROSS THE
LOCAL WATERS HEADING INTO THE WEEKEND, WITH SOUTHEAST FLOW LESS
THAN 15 KNOTS BECOMING MORE SOUTHERLY FRIDAY. SEAS WILL BE 4 FEET
OR LESS HEADING INTO THE WEEKEND. BOATING CONDITIONS WILL BEGIN
TO DETERIORATE BY THE LATE WEEKEND AS A STRONG COLD FRONT
APPROACHES THE REGION.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
JAN 16, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-190000-
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-
304 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD
5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-190000-
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-
304 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ630-190000-
BISCAYNE BAY-
304 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-190000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
304 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD
2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 1 FOOT. PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 1 SECOND INCREASING TO
2 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL TO 6 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-190000-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
304 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

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AMZ610-190000-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
304 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.

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