Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
932 PM EST TUE FEB 21 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-GMZ606-221515-
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-
932 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO BRING SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY
THUNDERSTORMS TO ALL SOUTH FLORIDA WATERS BEGINNING IN THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS, AND POSSIBLY LASTING UNTIL EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.
THE WIND ASSOCIATED WITH THE SYSTEM MAY BRING WIND SPEEDS HIGH
ENOUGH TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT TOMORROW AND THURSDAY. THE
SEAS ARE FORECAST TO BUILD TO 4 TO 5 FEET IN THE ATLANTIC
TOMORROW, AND 3 FEET IN THE GULF. CONDITIONS WILL BEGIN TO
IMPROVE ON FRIDAY, AS A COLD FRONT EXITS THE AREA, WITH QUIET
WEATHER FORECAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

.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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AMZ650-670-221515-
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-
932 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST, SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. IN
THE GULF STREAM, SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
DAY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-221515-
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-
932 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO SOUTH SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST, SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. IN THE GULF STREAM,
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO NORTH NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS.

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AMZ630-221515-
BISCAYNE BAY-
932 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

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GMZ656-657-221515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
932 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
NORTH NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE
AND NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NEARSHORE, NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
OFFSHORE, NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO
3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ676-221515-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
932 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

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AMZ610-221515-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
932 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.

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