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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
759 AM EDT WED MAY 25 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-GMZ606-260015-
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-
759 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED
STATES INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT BEFORE WEAKENING LATE THIS WEEK. AT
THE SAME TIME...A MID TO UPPER LEVEL LOW SHOULD DEVELOP JUST EAST
OF SOUTH FLORIDA AND MOVE BACK OVER THE PENINSULA OF FLORIDA. THIS
WILL ALLOW FOR SOMEWHAT DRIER CONDITIONS THROUGH THURSDAY BEFORE
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS RETURN TO THE AREA FOR LATE THIS WEEK.


.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS OF 4 TO 5 FEET ARE FORECAST IN THE
GULF STREAM TODAY.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
MAY 21, 2016 AT 1200 UTC...

 21 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 30 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 19 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 18 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-260015-
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-
759 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS.
IN THE GULF STREAM...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST
IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ651-671-260015-
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-
759 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
DAY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO EAST NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. 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 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN
5 KNOTS. IN THE GULF STREAM...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ630-260015-
BISCAYNE BAY-
759 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING
BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ656-657-260015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
759 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE
AND EAST SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST
NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ676-260015-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
759 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN
THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ610-260015-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
759 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING EAST NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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