Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
750 PM EST FRI FEB 12 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-GMZ606-131330-
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-
750 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH THE SOUTH
FLORIDA WATERS LATE SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT, WITH NORTH TO
NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING BEHIND THE FRONT. THIS WILL LEAD TO
BUILDING SEAS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO
THE SOUTHEAST ON MONDAY AHEAD OF ANOTHER COLD FRONT FORECAST TO MOVE
THROUGH THE AREA ON TUESDAY. SHOWERS WILL INCREASE LATE MONDAY
THROUGH TUESDAY AS THE FRONT MOVES THROUGH.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS TO NEAR 7 FEET MIGHT BE POSSIBLE
MAINLY EAST OF PALM BEACH COUNTY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...OTHERWISE
SEAS TO NEAR 6 FEET SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
FEB 11, 2016 AT 1200 UTC...

  9 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
  5 NAUTICAL MILES NORTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 12 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  6 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-131330-
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-
750 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

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AMZ651-671-131330-
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-
750 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...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 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.SUNDAY...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
7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WINDS EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 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 THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ630-131330-
BISCAYNE BAY-
750 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-131330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
750 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 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 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...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.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST
15 TO 20 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.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ676-131330-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
750 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

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AMZ610-131330-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
750 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

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