Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
856 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

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-GMZ606-051415-
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-
856 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A GENTLE TO MODERATE EAST TO SOUTHEAST WIND FLOW WILL
PREVAIL THROUGH THURSDAY AHEAD OF A WEAK COLD FRONT. THIS FRONT
WILL BRING NORTHERLY FLOW BY FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY...BEFORE
SOUTHEAST WINDS RETURN SUNDAY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EXISTS FRIDAY
INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...AS THE FRONT LINGERS OVER THE WATERS.



.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS
OF MAR 04, 2015 AT 1200 UTC...

  7 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
  8 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 10 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  4 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-051415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL OUT
20 NM-
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 60 NM-
856 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION AFTER MIDNIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST 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.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ651-671-051415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF THE BAHAMAS-
856 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION AFTER MIDNIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING
TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO EAST NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ630-051415-
BISCAYNE BAY-
856 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS
INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ656-657-051415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
856 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NEARSHORE...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING. OFFSHORE...NORTHEAST
WINDS 15 TO 20 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.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-051415-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
856 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.

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AMZ610-051415-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
856 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS.
LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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