Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
917 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 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-GMZ606-231430-
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-
917 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED NORTHEAST OF THE WATERS WILL
REMAIN THE DOMINANT WEATHER FEATURE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. EASTERLY
WINDS WILL INCREASE SLIGHTLY THIS WEEKEND...BUT ARE NOT EXPECTED
TO REACH HAZARDOUS LEVELS.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
MAY 22, 2015 AT 1200 UTC...

 12 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 15 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
  9 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  9 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-231430-
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-
917 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 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 AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED
AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...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 AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED
AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ651-671-231430-
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-
917 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...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 AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...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 AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ630-231430-
BISCAYNE BAY-
917 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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

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GMZ656-657-231430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
917 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ676-231430-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
917 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ610-231430-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
917 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
DAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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