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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
922 PM EST THU JAN 19 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-GMZ606-201515-
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-
922 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP THE WEATHER QUIET FOR TOMORROW, AND
SATURDAY. THE WIND WILL BEGIN TO PICK UP OUT OF THE SOUTH ON
SATURDAY, AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. CONDITIONS ACROSS
ALL SOUTH FLORIDA WATERS WILL QUICKLY DETERIORATE ON SUNDAY AS
THE FRONT APPROACHES. BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON, MARINE CONDITIONS
WILL LIKELY BECOME HAZARDOUS FOR SMALL CRAFT. SEAS ARE FORECAST
TO CONTINUE TO BUILD INTO MONDAY, REACHING UP TO 13 TO 17 FEET
IN THE GULF AND 8 TO 13 FEET IN THE ATLANTIC BY MONDAY AFTERNOON.
SEAS ARE FORECAST TO BEGIN SUBSIDING TUESDAY.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
JAN 19, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.


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AMZ650-670-201515-
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-
922 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED
AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 13 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-201515-
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-
922 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. PERIOD 2 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS INCREASING TO 8 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 10 TO
12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 15 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ630-201515-
BISCAYNE BAY-
922 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-201515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
922 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
LESS THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 1 SECOND INCREASING TO 2 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
9 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS ROUGH IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
14 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-201515-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
922 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
LESS THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 14 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.MONDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 12 TO 14 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
18 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. SEAS 15 TO 18 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 22 FEET SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 15 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 19 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 15 FEET SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

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AMZ610-201515-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
922 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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