Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
936 PM EDT THU MAR 26 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-GMZ606-271415-
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-
936 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT WILL BRING
CONTINUINGCHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH TOMORROW
EVENING. TOMORROW AFTERNOON COULD SEE MARGINALLY SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA. WITH GUSTY WINDS DUE TO THE
FRONT, SEAS WILL BUILD IN THE ATLANTIC AND MAY BECOME HAZARDOUS BY
SATURDAY MORNING.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. SATURDAY MORNING MAY
SEE SEAS BUILD IN THE GULF STREAM TO 7 TO 9 FEET.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
MAR 25, 2015 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-271415-
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-
936 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WINDS NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND
7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-271415-
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-
936 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. ALONG THE
COAST...SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. IN THE GULF STREAM...SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET ALONG
THE COAST AND 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET IN THE
GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS
ALONG THE COAST TO EAST NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF
STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ630-271415-
BISCAYNE BAY-
936 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-271415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
936 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
NEARSHORE...SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. OFFSHORE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-271415-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
936 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS
4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.

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AMZ610-271415-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
936 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS.
LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

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