Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
958 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 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-GMZ606-260215-
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-
958 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS...HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ON ATLANTIC
WATERS DUE TO GUSTY EASTERLY WINDS THROUGH AT LEAST EARLY
AFTERNOON. FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WATERS, SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS
SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION. WINDS AND SEAS WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE
TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE REGION.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS OF 5 TO 7 FEET THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
MAR 23, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

 11 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
  8 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 12 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 11 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.


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AMZ650-670-260215-
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-
958 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-260215-
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-
958 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 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 IN THE
MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ630-260215-
BISCAYNE BAY-
958 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-260215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
958 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-260215-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
958 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST...THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE EVENING. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET.

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AMZ610-260215-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
958 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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