Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1009 AM EST FRI JAN 20 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-GMZ606-210415-
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-
1009 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS ALL THE WATERS WILL KEEP DRY CONDITIONS
UNDER SOUTH- SOUTHWEST WINDS TROUGH SATURDAY. WINDS WILL INCREASE
LATE ON SATURDAY, BECOMING STRONG AND GUSTY OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST
ON SUNDAY AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. CONDITIONS WILL QUICKLY
DETERIORATE THROUGH THE DAY ON SUNDAY BECOMING HAZARDOUS FOR
SMALL CRAFT. GALE CONDITIONS MAY BE POSSIBLE BEHIND THE FRONT
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY AS WINDS VEER OUT OF THE WEST-
NORTHWEST. WINDS AND SEAS ARE FORECAST TO SUBSIDE STARTING
TUESDAY.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
JAN 19, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

 10 NAUTICAL MILES NORTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
  6 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 11 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 14 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.


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AMZ650-670-210415-
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-
1009 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS
IN THE GULF STREAM. ALONG THE COAST, SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. IN THE GULF STREAM, SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO WEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 40 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL TO 11 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO WEST NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
TO 11 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO WEST NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 8 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-210415-
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-
1009 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS INCREASING TO 8 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO WEST SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. ALONG THE COAST, SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. IN THE GULF STREAM, SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO WEST
25 TO 30 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL TO 10 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WINDS WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO
10 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...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 EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ630-210415-
BISCAYNE BAY-
1009 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 35 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-210415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
1009 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 8 FEET OFFSHORE.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 35 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND WEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS OFFSHORE.
NEARSHORE, SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
OFFSHORE, SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET
BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS VERY ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. NEARSHORE, SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 8 FEET. OFFSHORE, SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 13 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
15 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NEARSHORE, NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS, SEAS
4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. OFFSHORE, NORTHWEST
WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE MORNING,
SEAS 12 TO 14 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 18 FEET SUBSIDING TO
9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 14 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 8 FEET OFFSHORE.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-210415-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1009 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 15 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 12 TO
14 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 18 FEET BUILDING TO 14 TO
17 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 20 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. SEAS 14 TO 17 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 20 FEET SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 13 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
17 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. NORTH SWELL 3 FEET INCREASING TO NORTH
NORTHWEST 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET.

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AMZ610-210415-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
1009 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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