Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
955 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

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-GMZ606-030315-
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-
955 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
WINDS WILL INCREASE AND VEER TO THE NE LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT
AS HIGH PRESSURE BEGINS TO BUILD IN THE WAKE OF A FRONTAL PASSAGE
ACROSS THE REGION. SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION CONDITONS ARE
POSSIBLY TONIGHT OVER PORTIONS OF THE GULF WATERS. ANOTHER LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL INCREASE THE POTENTIAL FOR SHOWERS NEXT WEEK
AS AN ASSOCIATED FRONTAL BOUNDARY APPROACHES THE AREA NEXT WEEK.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
DEC 01, 2016 AT 1200 UTC...

  7 NAUTICAL MILES NORTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 12 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
  8 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 11 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-030315-
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-
955 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
DAY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BECOMING
SLIGHT CHANCE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO EAST NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED
AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED
AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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AMZ651-671-030315-
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-
955 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY
IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING,...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO EAST NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS
4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST 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. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.

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AMZ630-030315-
BISCAYNE BAY-
955 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING,...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS 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,...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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GMZ656-657-030315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
955 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST
NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
EAST NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE
AND EAST NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS
NEARSHORE AND EAST SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
SOUTH SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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GMZ676-030315-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
955 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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AMZ610-030315-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
955 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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