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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
348 AM EDT MON MAY 2 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-GMZ606-021630-
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-
348 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.SYNOPSIS...PREVAILING SOUTHEASTERLY FLOW ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS
TODAY WILL VEER SOUTH-SOUTHWESTERLY ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY AHEAD
OF AND APPROACHING FRONT. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL
INCREASE THROUGH MID WEEK, WITH THE BEST COVERAGE ON WEDNESDAY AS
THE FRONT MOVES THROUGH SOUTH FLORIDA. VERY DRY NORTHWESTERLY FLOW
IS EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT LATE WEEK.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
APR 30, 2016 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-021630-
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-
348 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...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 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KNOTS OR
LESS BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. IN THE GULF STREAM...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTHWEST LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-021630-
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-
348 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED
AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO SOUTH SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ630-021630-
BISCAYNE BAY-
348 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-021630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
348 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND SOUTH
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NEARSHORE...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. OFFSHORE...SOUTH SOUTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE
AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WINDS NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-021630-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
348 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

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AMZ610-021630-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
348 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

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