Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
342 PM EST SAT FEB 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-GMZ606-260915-
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-
342 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE WATERS OF
SOUTH FLORIDA TONIGHT, WITH WINDS INCREASING OUT OF THE NORTH AND
NORTHEAST SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT. AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER
THE WESTERN ATLANTIC, MODERATE TO FRESH BREEZES FROM THE EAST
MONDAY WILL TRANSITION TO A MODERATE BREEZE FROM THE SOUTHEAST
BY MID WEEK.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS OF 4 TO 6 FEET ARE FORECAST SUNDAY
MORNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT, EXCEPT 5 TO 7 FEET AND OCCASIONALLY
HIGHER OFF THE PALM BEACH COAST SUNDAY MORNING INTO EARLY MONDAY
MORNING.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
FEB 25, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.


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AMZ650-670-260915-
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-
342 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL TO 9 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL TO 9 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST 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.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG
THE COAST TO SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ651-671-260915-
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-
342 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

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AMZ630-260915-
BISCAYNE BAY-
342 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ656-657-260915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
342 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. NEARSHORE, SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. OFFSHORE, SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET SUBSIDING TO AROUND 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE
AND EAST NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-260915-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
342 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

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AMZ610-260915-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
342 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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