Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
345 AM EST SAT FEB 13 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-GMZ606-131530-
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-
345 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A DRY COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE LOCAL WATERS
THIS AFTERNOON AND BE SOUTH OF THE AREA BY THIS EVENING. NORTH
WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE TODAY AND CAUSE SEAS TO BUILD TO 5 TO 6
FEET TONIGHT. WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHEAST TONIGHT AND SUNDAY AND
CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY INCREASE, REACHING NEAR 20 KNOTS BY SUNDAY
NIGHT. WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTHEAST ON MONDAY AND REMAIN AROUND 20
KNOTS, THEN BECOME SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AND DECREASE MONDAY NIGHT
AND EARLY TUESDAY AHEAD OF ANOTHER FRONT. THIS NEXT FRONT WILL
MOVE THROUGH THE AREA LATE TUESDAY, HOWEVER NO SIGNIFICANT
INCREASE IN WINDS OR SEAS IS ANTICIPATED THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS 6 FEET TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
FEB 13, 2016 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-131530-
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-
345 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION BEGINNING THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
NORTH NORTHWEST 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.
.TONIGHT...NORTH 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. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST 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
6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ651-671-131530-
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-
345 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION BEGINNING THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTH 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. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.SUNDAY...EAST 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. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ630-131530-
BISCAYNE BAY-
345 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-131530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
345 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
NORTH NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-131530-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
345 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH SOUTHWEST IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.

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AMZ610-131530-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
345 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP EARLY,
BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.

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