Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
912 PM EDT TUE MAR 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-GMZ606-221415-
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-
912 PM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...GENERALLY GOOD BOATING CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO
PREVAIL ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH WINDS
GENERALLY 15 KNOTS OR LESS AS HIGH PRESSURE AND DRY WEATHER
REMAIN IN CONTROL. WITH LIGHT FLOW IN PLACE, BOTH THE GULF AND
ATLANTIC SEA BREEZES ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP DURING THE AFTERNOON
HOURS, LOCALLY INCREASING WINDS NEAR THE COAST. SEAS WILL BE
GENERALLY 4 FEET OR LESS THROUGH WEDNESDAY, EXCEPT OCCASIONALLY
4-6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM ESPECIALLY OFF PALM BEACH COUNTY.

A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL APPROACH THE REGION FROM THE NORTH THURSDAY
AND BRING INCREASING CHANCES FOR RAIN AND THE POTENTIAL FOR
HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS TO THE LOCAL WATERS WITH INCREASING
WINDS AND SEAS TO POSSIBLE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVELS.


.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS
OF MAR 21, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

 12 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 18 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 15 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 18 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.


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AMZ650-670-221415-
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-
912 PM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND
3 FEET LATE IN THE EVENING. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO EAST NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. ALONG THE
COAST, SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET BUILDING
TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
IN THE GULF STREAM, SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
8 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON. PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
10 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.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
11 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO EAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED
AREAS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-221415-
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-
912 PM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 5 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...ALONG THE COAST, NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS,
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. IN THE GULF STREAM, NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON, SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PERIOD 9 SECONDS
BECOMING 4 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH
IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 35 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. NORTH SWELL 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 11 FEET IN
THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED
AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ630-221415-
BISCAYNE BAY-
912 PM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-221415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
912 PM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NEARSHORE, NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTH NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. OFFSHORE, NORTH WINDS
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 25 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NEARSHORE, EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. OFFSHORE, EAST
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...WINDS EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-221415-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
912 PM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS
LESS THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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AMZ610-221415-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
912 PM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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