Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
312 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

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-GMZ606-230845-
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-
312 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE REGION WILL WEAKEN THIS WEEK
WITH A COLD FRONT FORECAST TO APPROACH THE GULF WATERS WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON, AND THE ATLANTIC WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO CHRISTMAS
MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS AT THE END OF THE WEEK.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
DEC 22, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

  6 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 17 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 19 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  9 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-230845-
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-
312 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST 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.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 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 AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ651-671-230845-
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-
312 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED
AREAS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ630-230845-
BISCAYNE BAY-
312 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-230845-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
312 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-230845-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
312 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.

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AMZ610-230845-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
312 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

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