Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
420 AM EST SUN FEB 26 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-GMZ606-261830-
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-
420 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS WILL VEER NORTHEAST AND INCREASE LATE THIS
MORNING BEHIND A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY, LEADING TO LESS THAN
FAVORABLE BOATING CONDITIONS ACROSS MUCH OF THE SOUTH FLORIDA
WATERS THIS AFTERNOON. MODERATE TO FRESH BREEZES WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH EARLY WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE WESTERN
ATLANTIC.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15-20 KNOTS THIS
AFTERNOON, EXCEPT AROUND 20 KNOTS OVER THE PALM BEACH WATERS.
SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET, MAINLY OVER THE PALM BEACH WATERS.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
FEB 25, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

 11 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 17 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 10 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 18 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-261830-
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-
420 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 KNOTS
LATE THIS MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8
FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED
AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS .
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST 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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ651-671-261830-
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-
420 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20
KNOTS LATE THIS MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED
AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ630-261830-
BISCAYNE BAY-
420 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST THIS
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ656-657-261830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
420 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TODAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ676-261830-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
420 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TODAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.

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AMZ610-261830-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
420 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20
KNOTS LATE THIS MORNING. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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