Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
417 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

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-GMZ606-031830-
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-
417 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS...LIGHT TO MODERATE EAST-SOUTHEAST WINDS ASSOCIATED
WITH HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE MID-WEEK PERIOD. A
WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH AND MOVE INTO THE AREA LATER IN
THE WEEK. INCREASING RAIN CHANCES AND SEAS WILL BE POSSIBLE
THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY AS THIS BOUNDARY MOVES INTO THE AREA.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS
OF MAR 02, 2015 AT 1200 UTC...

  5 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 14 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
  9 NAUTICAL MILES NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  8 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-031830-
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-
417 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST 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.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO SOUTH SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. NORTH NORTHEAST
SWELL AROUND 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. ALONG THE
COAST...SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. IN THE
GULF STREAM...SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ651-671-031830-
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-
417 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO EAST SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...WINDS EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ630-031830-
BISCAYNE BAY-
417 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ656-657-031830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
417 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2
FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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GMZ676-031830-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
417 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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AMZ610-031830-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
417 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

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