Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
425 AM EDT SUN APR 23 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-GMZ606-231715-
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-
425 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA WATERS
WILL BRING NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND PERHAPS A FEW THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH THE EVENING. DRIER WESTERLY WINDS WILL BEGIN TONIGHT,
THEN WILL BE REINFORCED BY A COLD FRONT LATE MONDAY. WINDS THEN
GRADUALLY VEER SOUTHERLY DURING THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. WINDS
SPEED SHOULD GENERALLY REMAIN BELOW 20 KNOTS WITH SEAS LESS THAN
6 FEET THROUGH THE WEEK.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
APR 22, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

 10 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 14 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
  9 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  7 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.


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AMZ650-670-231715-
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-
425 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
PERIOD 11 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-231715-
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-
425 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ630-231715-
BISCAYNE BAY-
425 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-231715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
425 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD
2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-231715-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
425 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD
4 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.

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AMZ610-231715-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
425 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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