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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
352 AM EST SAT JAN 21 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-GMZ606-211730-
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-
352 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...SOUTH-SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE SOUTH
FLORIDA WATERS LATE THIS EVENING AHEAD OF A FRONT AND DEVELOPING
AREA OF LOW PRESSURE ACROSS THE DEEP SOUTH. CONDITIONS WILL
RAPIDLY DETERIORATE ACROSS THE REGION ON SUNDAY AS THE FRONT
MOVES THROUGH THE FLORIDA PENINSULA. DANGEROUS BOATING CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY, WITH THE
POTENTIAL FOR GALE CONDITIONS. WINDS AND SEAS ARE FORECAST TO
SLOWLY SUBSIDE STARTING TUESDAY.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SOUTH-SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 15-20
KNOTS LATE TONIGHT.

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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AMZ650-670-211730-
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-
352 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 9 SECONDS BECOMING
4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET BUILDING
TO 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
GALE FORCE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
10 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-211730-
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-
352 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...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 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
DAY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET BUILDING
TO 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS.
SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ630-211730-
BISCAYNE BAY-
352 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.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.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. BAY WATERS VERY
ROUGH. SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE.
BAY WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-211730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
352 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
GALE FORCE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET.
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS VERY ROUGH IN EXPOSED
AREAS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET BUILDING
TO 9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 14 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. 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 ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-211730-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
352 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET BUILDING
TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
14 FEET. PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE. SEAS 11 TO 13 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 17 FEET
BUILDING TO 14 TO 17 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 20 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING... THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE. SEAS 15 TO 18 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 22 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 13 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 17 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. NORTHWEST SWELL
3 FEET IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST NORTHEAST IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

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AMZ610-211730-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
352 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
ROUGH. THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

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