Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
405 AM EDT WED MAY 25 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-GMZ606-251630-
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-
405 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED
STATES INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT BEFORE WEAKENING LATE THIS WEEK. AT
THE SAME TIME...A MID TO UPPER LEVEL LOW SHOULD DEVELOP JUST EAST
OF SOUTH FLORIDA AND MOVE BACK OVER THE PENINSULA OF FLORIDA. THIS
WILL ALLOW FOR SOMEWHAT DRIER CONDITIONS THROUGH THURSDAY BEFORE
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS RETURN TO THE AREA FOR LATE THIS WEEK.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION DUE TO
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET AND WIND SPEEDS OF 15 TO 20 KNOTS.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM IS
NOT AVAILABLE.

$$

AMZ650-670-251630-
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-
405 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO EAST NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST 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 AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ651-671-251630-
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-
405 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST 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 CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 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 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST 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 AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ630-251630-
BISCAYNE BAY-
405 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ656-657-251630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
405 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
THE DAY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
EAST NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NEARSHORE...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. OFFSHORE...EAST
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND 5 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
EAST NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ676-251630-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
405 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST IN THE EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ610-251630-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
405 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TODAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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