Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
242 PM EST SUN FEB 1 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-GMZ606-020330-
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-
242 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO SHIFT EAST TONIGHT AND
MONDAY AS A COLD FRONT MOVES INTO NORTH FLORIDA. THE COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE ACROSS THE MARINE AREAS MONDAY EVENING WITH HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDING BEHIND THE FRONT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE LOCAL WATERS LATE THIS WEEK,



.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS UP TO 6 FEET TONIGHT.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
JAN 30, 2015 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-020330-
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-
242 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

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AMZ651-671-020330-
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-
242 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

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AMZ630-020330-
BISCAYNE BAY-
242 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

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

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GMZ656-657-020330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
242 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...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. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NEARSHORE...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. OFFSHORE...
SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ676-020330-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
242 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ610-020330-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
242 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST IN THE
EVENING. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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