Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
914 PM EST SUN FEB 26 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-GMZ606-271515-
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-
914 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
BREEZY EASTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY THIS WEEK AS
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE WESTERN ATLANTIC. A FEW SHOWERS
COULD AFFECT THE ATLANTIC WATERS AT TIMES.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS UP TO 7 FEET ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT
OVER THE ATLANTIC WATERS OFF THE PALM BEACH COAST.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
FEB 25, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.


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AMZ650-670-271515-
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-
914 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL TO 9 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...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 LIGHT
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...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 LIGHT
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...WINDS SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ651-671-271515-
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-
914 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL TO 8 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST 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 LIGHT SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST 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 LIGHT SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO SOUTH
SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ630-271515-
BISCAYNE BAY-
914 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ656-657-271515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
914 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST 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.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NEARSHORE, SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN
THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS. OFFSHORE,
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NEARSHORE, VARIABLE WINDS 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING
SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
IN THE EVENING. OFFSHORE, SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS
BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NEARSHORE, WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. OFFSHORE, NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-271515-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
914 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.

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AMZ610-271515-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
914 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

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