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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
806 PM EDT WED MAY 25 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-GMZ606-261315-
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-
806 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED
STATES TONIGHT BEFORE WEAKENING LATE THIS WEEK. AT THE SAME
TIME, A MID TO UPPER LEVEL LOW SHOULD DEVELOP EAST OF SOUTH
FLORIDA. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR SOMEWHAT DRIER CONDITIONS THROUGH
THURSDAY BEFORE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS RETURN TO THE AREA FOR
LATE THIS WEEK.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...ELEVATED WINDS AND SEAS ARE FORECAST
OVERNIGHT.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM IS
NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE.

$$

AMZ650-670-261315-
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-
806 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2
TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST 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.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 25 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 THROUGH THE NIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST 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 CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHWEST IN THE MORNING. IN THE GULF STREAM...
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ651-671-261315-
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-
806 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO EAST NORTHEAST 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. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST 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
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST 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.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ630-261315-
BISCAYNE BAY-
806 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST IN THE MORNING. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ656-657-261315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
806 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...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. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NEARSHORE...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
OFFSHORE...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY 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. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
THE DAY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
EAST NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST IN
THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NEARSHORE...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS IN
THE EVENING BECOMING NORTH NORTHEAST...THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS. OFFSHORE...
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ676-261315-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
806 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO AROUND 2 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET.

$$

AMZ610-261315-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
806 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST IN THE EVENING. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$



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