Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
943 AM EST THU DEC 8 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-GMZ606-090330-
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-
943 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
A DECAYING STATIONARY FRONT WILL REMAIN OVER SOUTH FLORIDA
WATERS TODAY, AS A COLD FRONT NORTH OF THE AREA MOVES SOUTHWARD
AND THROUGH SOUTH FLORIDA LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS FROM THE
NORTH THIS WEEKEND RESULTING IN DETERIORATING MARINE CONDITIONS
ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS WILL BUILD TO AT LEAST 7 FEET BY
FRIDAY BEFORE INCREASING TO 8 TO 10 FEET THIS WEEKEND.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
DEC 08, 2016 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-090330-
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-
943 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST 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. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 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 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING,...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 8 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO EAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ651-671-090330-
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-
943 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...ALONG THE COAST, NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
IN THE GULF STREAM, EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
DAY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO NORTH NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. 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 A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST 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. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. 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
6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
10 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
13 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED
AREAS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING,...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO EAST NORTHEAST 25 TO 30 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND
9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 14 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS VERY ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. ALONG THE COAST, SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. IN THE GULF STREAM, SEAS
7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. ALONG THE
COAST, SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. IN THE
GULF STREAM, SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ630-090330-
BISCAYNE BAY-
943 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING,...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ656-657-090330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
943 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE
AND NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND NORTH NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING,...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST
NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE
AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ676-090330-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
943 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FOR WINDS...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET INCREASING TO 5
TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ610-090330-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
943 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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