Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
417 PM EST SUN FEB 14 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-GMZ606-151030-
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-
417 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES WILL
SHIFT INTO THE ATLANTIC THROUGH MONDAY. AS IT DOES SO...WINDS WILL
BECOME EASTERLY WHILE INCREASING WITH HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS
FORECAST FOR THE ATLANTIC WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY.
WIND AND SEAS WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE ON TUESDAY AS A WEAK COLD
FRONT APPROACHES SOUTH FLORIDA AND THE WIND SHIFTS TO THE SOUTH
AND SOUTHWEST. THE FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA LATE TUESDAY
WITH WINDS ONCE AGAIN BECOMING NORTHERLY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY
BEHIND IT.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS 6 FEET THROUGH TONIGHT, THEN UP TO 7
FEET POSSIBLE ON MONDAY.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
FEB 13, 2016 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-151030-
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-
417 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO SOUTH SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.

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AMZ651-671-151030-
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-
417 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20
KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH 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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
NORTH NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. 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.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.

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AMZ630-151030-
BISCAYNE BAY-
417 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO
20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

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GMZ656-657-151030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
417 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST 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 LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WINDS NORTH 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.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST 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.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-151030-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
417 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.

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AMZ610-151030-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
417 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

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