Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
403 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

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-GMZ606-281800-
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-
403 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS...BREEZY EASTERLY WIND OF 10 TO 20 KNOTS WILL CONTINUE
OVER THE WATERS THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS CENTERED
NORTH AND EAST OF THE REGION. WAVE HEIGHTS WILL AVERAGE 2 TO 4 FEET.
THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF WATERS ON ATLANTIC WATERS THROUGH THE
WEEK.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS
OF FEB 25, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

 11 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 17 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 10 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 18 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.


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AMZ650-670-281800-
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-
403 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO SOUTH SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST IN THE MORNING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. ALONG THE COAST,
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. IN THE GULF STREAM, SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 8 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL TO 13 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ651-671-281800-
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-
403 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 6 FEET IN THE
GULF STREAM. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...WINDS NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 8 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL TO 13 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO EAST NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ630-281800-
BISCAYNE BAY-
403 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ656-657-281800-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
403 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

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

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GMZ676-281800-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
403 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ610-281800-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
403 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
EVENING. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

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