Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
435 AM EST WED MAR 4 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-GMZ606-041815-
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-
435 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS...MODERATE SOUTHEAST WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH HIGH
PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH LATER THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, THEN STALL ACROSS THE REGION
THIS WEEKEND. INCREASING SEAS DUE TO A NORTHERLY SWELL MAY NEAR
ADVISORY LEVELS ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE ATLANTIC WATERS BY FRIDAY
NIGHT INTO SATURDAY.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
MAR 04, 2015 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-041815-
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-
435 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 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. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 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. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ651-671-041815-
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-
435 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ630-041815-
BISCAYNE BAY-
435 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ656-657-041815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
435 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
SOUTH SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NEARSHORE...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH NORTHEAST
IN THE EVENING. OFFSHORE...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS...THEN
BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS
LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NEARSHORE...NORTHEAST WINDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WINDS NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. OFFSHORE...NORTHEAST
WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ676-041815-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
435 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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AMZ610-041815-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
435 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

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

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