Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1018 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

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-GMZ606-200415-
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-
1018 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
GOOD BOATING CONDITIONS AND DRY WEATHER WILL EXIST ACROSS THE
LOCAL WATERS THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF THE WEEKEND, WITH
SOUTHEAST FLOW LESS THAN 15 KNOTS BECOMING MORE SOUTHERLY FRIDAY.
SEAS WILL BE 4 FEET OR LESS THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF THE
WEEKEND.

HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP BY SUNDAY AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING STRONG COLD FRONT AND CONTINUE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK
WITH STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS. WINDS TO GALE FORCE WILL BE
POSSIBLE LATE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY, ALONG WITH SEAS POTENTIALLY IN
EXCESS OF 10 FEET IN BOTH THE ATLANTIC AND GULF WATERS.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
JAN 16, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

$$

AMZ650-670-200415-
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-
1018 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...WINDS SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 40 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 45 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. ALONG THE COAST,
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. IN THE GULF
STREAM, SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET BUILDING
TO 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO WEST
25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM.
ALONG THE COAST, SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. IN THE
GULF STREAM, SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS LIKELY.

$$

AMZ651-671-200415-
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-
1018 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. ALONG THE COAST,
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. IN THE GULF
STREAM, SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET BUILDING
TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO WEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 40 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 9 TO 11 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL TO 14 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS LIKELY.

$$

AMZ630-200415-
BISCAYNE BAY-
1018 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. BAY WATERS VERY
ROUGH. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ656-657-200415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
1018 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH SOUTHWEST. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 1 SECOND
INCREASING TO 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND SOUTH
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. NEARSHORE, SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. OFFSHORE, SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND WEST SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS
OFFSHORE. NEARSHORE, SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET. OFFSHORE, SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
10 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS VERY ROUGH IN EXPOSED
AREAS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 10 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 15 FEET OFFSHORE.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ676-200415-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1018 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 40 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
14 FEET BUILDING TO 11 TO 13 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
17 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. SEAS 13 TO 15 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 19 FEET
BUILDING TO 15 TO 18 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 22 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ610-200415-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
1018 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
ROUGH. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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