Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
952 PM EST MON FEB 8 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-GMZ606-091515-
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-
952 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT
BRINGING HAZARDOUS...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS TO NEAR GALE FORCE. A
NORTHEAST SWELL WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE ATLANTIC WATERS BUT WILL
SLOWLY SUBSIDE THROUGH TUESDAY. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL SETTLE
SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH LATE WEEK WITH ANOTHER
COLD FRONT FORECAST BY LATE IN THE WEEKEND.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NORTHWEST WIND OF 25 TO 30 KNOTS WILL
HIGHER GUSTS...ESPECIALLY LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY. SEAS OF
8 TO 10 FEET THROUGH AT LEAST LATE TUESDAY.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
FEB 06, 2016 AT 1200 UTC...

 12 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
  9 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 11 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  8 NAUTICAL MILES NORTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-091515-
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-
952 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...NEAR THE COAST...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS. OFFSHORE...WEST WINDS 20 KNOTS
INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
NORTH NORTHEAST SWELL 3 TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 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 6 SECONDS.
NORTH SWELL AROUND 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO WEST NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. 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 6 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL AROUND 3 FEET IN THE EVENING.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 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 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. 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.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. 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.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.FRIDAY...EAST 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. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO NORTHWEST 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 LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-091515-
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-
952 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...NEAR THE COAST...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS
INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS DURING THE EVENING. OFFSHORE...WEST
WINDS 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 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
10 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL 3 TO 4 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO WEST NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. 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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO WEST NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 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. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 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 MODERATE
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 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. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. 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.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE MORNING. IN THE GULF STREAM...
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHEAST IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...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. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ630-091515-
BISCAYNE BAY-
952 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-091515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
952 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND WEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS OFFSHORE. NEARSHORE...SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. OFFSHORE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
WEST NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS OFFSHORE. NEARSHORE...SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. OFFSHORE...SEAS 7 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 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.
.WEDNESDAY...NEARSHORE...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
OFFSHORE...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET NEARSHORE AND
4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-091515-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
952 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
14 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO
10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.

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AMZ610-091515-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
952 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST NORTHWEST LATE IN THE EVENING. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

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