Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
319 PM EST MON FEB 20 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-GMZ606-210915-
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-
319 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP THE WEATHER QUIET THROUGH TOMORROW. AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT LOOKS TO BRING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO
THE REGION BY WEDNESDAY MORNING, WITH THE FRONT PASSING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SOME WRAP AROUND SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE THURSDAY,
ESPECIALLY IN THE MORNING. QUIET WEATHER IS FORECAST TO RETURN TO
THE REGION ON FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND. SEAS ARE FORECAST TO
BUILD SLIGHTLY ON WEDNESDAY TO AROUND 4 TO 5 FEET IN THE GULF
STREAM. SEAS WILL BEGIN TO SUBSIDE ONCE AGAIN ON THURSDAY.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
FEB 20, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

 13 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 15 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 14 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 22 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.


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AMZ650-670-210915-
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-
319 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST 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 CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST, EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE MORNING. IN THE GULF STREAM,
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...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.
.FRIDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-210915-
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-
319 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST, SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. IN THE GULF
STREAM, SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO WEST NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ630-210915-
BISCAYNE BAY-
319 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-210915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
319 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WINDS WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS
NEARSHORE AND WEST NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-210915-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
319 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.

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AMZ610-210915-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
319 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST IN THE MORNING. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS.
LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.

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