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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1015 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 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-GMZ606-232030-
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-
1015 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE NEAR BERMUDA WILL MAINTAIN
MODERATE SOUTHERLY WIND FLOW TODAY. BOATING CONDITIONS WILL
DETERIORATE AHEAD OF A FRONTAL BOUNDARY ON WEDNESDAY, WITH GUSTY
SOUTH-SOUTHWEST WINDS CONTINUING INTO THURSDAY. THE FRONT WILL
ALSO BRING AN INCREASING CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER
THE LOCAL WATERS MID TO LATE WEEK, WITH GUSTY WINDS AND LOCALLY
ROUGH SEAS IN AND NEAR THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. THE FRONT
WILL BECOME DIFFUSE FRIDAY FROM THE WESTERN BAHAMAS TO THE LOWER
STRAITS OF FLORIDA. IMPROVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR FRIDAY
AND SATURDAY WITH LIGHTER WINDS AND LESS COVERAGE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
MAY 20, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

  9 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 16 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 14 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 18 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-232030-
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-
1015 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. PERIOD
5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST, NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. IN THE GULF STREAM, WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO AROUND
2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-232030-
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-
1015 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

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AMZ630-232030-
BISCAYNE BAY-
1015 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE
EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-232030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
1015 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 6 FEET
OFFSHORE. PERIOD 4 A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WINDS SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET NEARSHORE AND 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 8 FEET OFFSHORE. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS WITH
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 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. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. SEAS
LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ676-232030-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1015 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
9 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS, ENDING DURING THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHEAST
IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.

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AMZ610-232030-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
1015 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...DECREASING IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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