Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
255 AM 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-GMZ606-211615-
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-
255 AM EST TUE FEB 21 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, 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 UP TO 5 TO 6 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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AMZ650-670-211615-
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-
255 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

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AMZ651-671-211615-
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-
255 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...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...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO SOUTH SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST, SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO
20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
IN THE GULF STREAM, SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTH NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST 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 IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
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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AMZ630-211615-
BISCAYNE BAY-
255 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 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 SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ656-657-211615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
255 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

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GMZ676-211615-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
255 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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AMZ610-211615-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
255 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

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