Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1005 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

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-GMZ606-221615-
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-
1005 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE REGION WILL WEAKEN THIS WEEK
WITH A COLD FRONT FORECAST TO APPROACH THE GULF WATERS WEDNESDAY,
AND THE ATLANTIC WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS AT
THE END OF THE WEEK.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
DEC 19, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

  6 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 17 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 19 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  9 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-221615-
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-
1005 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 25 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO SOUTH SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST IN THE MORNING. IN THE
GULF STREAM...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO NORTH NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS
ALONG THE COAST TO NORTH NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF
STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-221615-
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-
1005 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS BECOMING 3 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...ALONG THE COAST...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. IN THE GULF STREAM...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS
ALONG THE COAST TO NORTH NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF
STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ630-221615-
BISCAYNE BAY-
1005 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS
BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST IN THE MORNING. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-221615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
1005 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST 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. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NEARSHORE...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. OFFSHORE...WEST
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 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. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
NORTH NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
NORTH NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. NEARSHORE...SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. OFFSHORE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-221615-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1005 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST LATE IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.

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AMZ610-221615-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
1005 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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