Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
254 PM EST FRI JAN 30 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-GMZ606-310330-
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-
254 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE SOUTH FLORIDA WATERS
THIS EVENING WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING BEHIND THE FRONT. THE
HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN RAPIDLY SHIFT EAST INTO THE ATLANTIC OVER
THE WEEKEND WITH THE WIND VEERING TO THE NORTHEAST ON SATURDAY AND
SOUTHEAST ON SUNDAY. THERE WILL ALSO BE A BRIEF INCREASE IN THE
WIND SPEED LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY, ESPECIALLY OVER THE ATLANTIC
WATERS. LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO
AROUND THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK FOR AN INCREASED CHANCE OF SHOWERS
ON THE LOCAL WATERS.



.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS WILL BUILD TO 7 FEET LATE TONIGHT AND
SATURDAY...WITH 6 FEET SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
JAN 30, 2015 AT 1200 UTC...

  5 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
  8 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
  6 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  8 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-310330-
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-
254 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...ALONG THE COAST...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. IN THE GULF STREAM...
NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHEAST
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO SOUTH SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...ALONG THE COAST...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
IN THE GULF STREAM...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST...NORTH NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT...SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. IN THE GULF STREAM...NORTH
NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WINDS EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 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.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY 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.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST 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.

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AMZ651-671-310330-
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-
254 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...ALONG THE COAST...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. IN THE GULF STREAM...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO
20 KNOTS...SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO SOUTH SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST 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.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST 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.

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AMZ630-310330-
BISCAYNE BAY-
254 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ656-657-310330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
254 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TONIGHT...NEARSHORE...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTH NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. OFFSHORE...NORTH
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.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 WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST
AROUND 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...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 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NEARSHORE...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
OFFSHORE...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO
3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ676-310330-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
254 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ610-310330-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
254 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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