Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
430 AM EDT WED APR 23 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-GMZ606-231715-
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-
430 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE OVERHEAD WILL KEEP LIGHT WINDS AND
DIMINISHING SEAS THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK AND INTO THE WEEKEND.
SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE TOWARD THE BEGINNING OF NEXT
WEEK AS THE HIGH MOVES EAST.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
APR 21, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-231715-
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-
430 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST 6 TO 11 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST 6 TO 11 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST
5 TO 9 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...ALONG THE COAST...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KNOTS OR LESS.
WINDS SOUTHEAST 5 TO 9 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. IN THE GULF
STREAM...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-231715-
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-
430 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...ALONG THE COAST...WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH 7 TO 11 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. IN THE GULF STREAM...WEST
NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 6 TO
11 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ630-231715-
BISCAYNE BAY-
430 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST 6 TO 11 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 8 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS IN THE EVENING BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-231715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
430 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NEARSHORE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING
WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. OFFSHORE...EAST NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST 5 TO 7 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 7 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST
5 TO 9 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST NORTHEAST 5 TO 7 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 6 TO
11 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-231715-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
430 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 1 FOOT. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH NORTHEAST 5 TO 8 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.

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AMZ610-231715-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
430 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 9 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
9 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST 5 TO 7 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS LIGHT
CHOP.

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