Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
941 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

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-GMZ606-230315-
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-
941 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE REGION WILL WEAKEN THIS WEEK
WITH A COLD FRONT FORECAST TO APPROACH THE GULF WATERS WEDNESDAY,
AND THE ATLANTIC WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS AT
THE END OF THE WEEK.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
DEC 19, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

  6 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 17 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 19 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  9 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-230315-
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-
941 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-230315-
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-
941 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH 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 AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ630-230315-
BISCAYNE BAY-
941 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-230315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
941 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-230315-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
941 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.

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AMZ610-230315-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
941 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.

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