Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
347 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

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-GMZ606-221730-
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-
347 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO BRING SHOWERS
AND POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS TO SOUTH FLORIDA WATERS BEGINNING IN
THE EARLY MORNING HOURS, AND POSSIBLY LASTING UNTIL EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING. THE WIND ASSOCIATED WITH THE SYSTEM BRINGS HAZARDOUS WIND
SPEEDS TODAY OVER THE ATLANTIC WATERS. EXERCISE CAUTION FOR THE
GULF WATERS, BAY AND THE LAKE TODAY. CONDITIONS WILL BEGIN TO
IMPROVE ON FRIDAY, AS A COLD FRONT EXITS THE AREA, WITH QUIET
WEATHER FORECAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 8 FEET.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
FEB 20, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

 13 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 15 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 14 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 22 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.


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AMZ650-670-221730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH FL OUT
20 NM-
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
347 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
SOUTH SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 8 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. PERIOD
5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...ALONG THE COAST, SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. IN THE GULF STREAM,
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL TO 8 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST IN THE EVENING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-221730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM
EXCLUDING THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF BAHAMAS-
347 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
SOUTH SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...ALONG THE COAST, SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BECOMING WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. IN THE GULF STREAM, SOUTH
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST, SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. IN THE GULF STREAM, SOUTH
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ630-221730-
BISCAYNE BAY-
347 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-221730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
347 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NEARSHORE, SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. OFFSHORE, SOUTH
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
NORTH NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NEARSHORE, NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. OFFSHORE, NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BECOMING EAST NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE
AND NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NEARSHORE, NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
OFFSHORE, NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO
3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-221730-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
347 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS
.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

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AMZ610-221730-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
347 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE 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.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE
EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.

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