Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
959 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 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-GMZ606-041415-
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-
959 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL KEEP AFFECTING THE OFFSHORE
WATERS OUT OF WEST PALM BEACH THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. GUSTY
SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED ON WEDNESDAY IMMEDIATELY AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING FRONT, BEFORE VEERING WEST- NORTHWEST WEDNESDAY NIGHT
AND THURSDAY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED THROUGH WEDNESDAY, WITH A FEW STRONGER STORMS POSSIBLE.
DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT LATE WEEK.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS BUILDING TO NEAR 6 FEET LATER ON
WEDNESDAY.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS
OF MAY 03, 2016 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-041415-
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-
959 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS WITH
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET ALONG
THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET IN THE
GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS SMOOTH.

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AMZ651-671-041415-
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-
959 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS BECOMING 3 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...ALONG THE COAST...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. IN
THE GULF STREAM...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET ALONG THE COAST
AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE GULF
STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS...SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. IN THE GULF STREAM...WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT...SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 5 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ630-041415-
BISCAYNE BAY-
959 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST NORTHEAST IN
THE EVENING. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-041415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
959 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NEARSHORE...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
OFFSHORE...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND NORTH
NORTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE
AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NEARSHORE...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. OFFSHORE...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST IN THE MORNING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ676-041415-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
959 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.

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AMZ610-041415-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
959 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS WITH
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.THURSDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

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