Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
558 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

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-GMZ606-271115-
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-
558 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE LOCAL
WATERS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING
BEHIND THE FRONT. THE HIGH PRESSURE WILL RAPIDLY SHIFT EAST INTO
THE ATLANTIC OVER THE WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
FEB 25, 2015 AT 1200 UTC...

 12 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 21 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 14 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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AMZ650-670-271115-
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-
558 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...ALONG THE COAST...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. IN THE GULF STREAM...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
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 CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO EAST NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. 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
5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO EAST NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 9 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 11 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. NORTH NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
EAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. 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. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-271115-
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-
558 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...WINDS NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 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 LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...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
5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS.

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AMZ630-271115-
BISCAYNE BAY-
558 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-271115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
558 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NEARSHORE...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTH NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. OFFSHORE...WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-271115-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
558 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.

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AMZ610-271115-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
558 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

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