Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
433 AM EST FRI FEB 27 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-GMZ606-271815-
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-
433 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...NORTHEASTERLY WINDS BEHIND THE COLD FRONT WILL INCREASE LATER
TONIGHT ACROSS THE AREA WATERS TO 15-20 KNOTS. WINDS AND SEAS ARE
THEN EXPECTED TO INCREASE FURTHER ON SUNDAY TO ADVISORY LEVELS
ACROSS THE ATLANTIC WATERS AS THE SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT
TIGHTENS. SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA WATERS
THROUGH THE WEEKEND BEFORE DRY WEATHER RETURNS FOR MUCH OF NEXT
WEEK.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
FEB 27, 2015 AT 1200 UTC...

  5 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 14 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
  9 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  8 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-271815-
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-
433 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. 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
6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST 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 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
13 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. NORTH NORTHEAST
SWELL AROUND 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY
IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY AND 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
13 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. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-271815-
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-
433 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...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 WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 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 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. ALONG THE
COAST...SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. IN THE
GULF STREAM...SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST 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...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ630-271815-
BISCAYNE BAY-
433 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-271815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
433 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...NORTH 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.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.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. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. 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...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.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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GMZ676-271815-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
433 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

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AMZ610-271815-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
433 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

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