Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1018 AM EDT FRI MAY 19 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-GMZ606-200330-
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-
1018 AM EDT FRI MAY 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN NEAR BERMUDA OVER THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS, WITH A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT ON THE SOUTHERN
PERIPHERY MAINTAINING BREEZY EAST TO SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS THROUGH
THE WEEKEND. THE FLOW WILL BEGIN TO SUBSIDE LATE SUNDAY AND
BECOME MORE SOUTHERLY EARLY NEXT WEEK. SMALL CRAFT WILL NEED TO
EXERCISE CAUTION IN THE ATLANTIC WATERS INCLUDING BISCAYNE BAY
TODAY.

PERIODIC ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS
WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS, WITH BEST COVERAGE
EXPECTED DURING THE NIGHTTIME HOURS FOR THE ATLANTIC WATERS.


.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
MAY 18, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.


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AMZ650-670-200330-
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-
1018 AM EDT FRI MAY 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST 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 SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST 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.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ651-671-200330-
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-
1018 AM EDT FRI MAY 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST 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
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ630-200330-
BISCAYNE BAY-
1018 AM EDT FRI MAY 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ656-657-200330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
1018 AM EDT FRI MAY 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS NEARSHORE
AND SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. PERIOD
4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND
2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ676-200330-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1018 AM EDT FRI MAY 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE
EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.

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AMZ610-200330-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
1018 AM EDT FRI MAY 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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