Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
739 PM EDT SAT APR 22 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-GMZ606-231200-
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-
739 PM EDT SAT APR 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
LOW PRESSURE MOVING ACROSS THE REGION THIS WEEKEND WILL BRING A
WIDESPREAD SOAKING RAIN TO THE LOCAL WATERS, WITH EMBEDDED
THUNDERSTORMS ALSO POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY FOR THE ATLANTIC WATERS.
AS THE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE DEPARTS TO THE NORTHEAST LATE SUNDAY,
A TRAILING FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL CROSS THE REGION MONDAY SWINGING
WINDS TO THE WEST/NORTHWEST. WINDS WILL THEN SLOWLY BECOME MORE
SOUTHERLY THROUGH THE WEEK. OUTSIDE OF THE FRONTAL PASSAGE, IN
WHICH WINDS MAY BRIEFLY REACH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CRITERIA OVER
THE LOCAL ATLANTIC WATERS, WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE AROUND 15
KNOTS, DECREASING TO LESS THAN 15 KNOTS BEGINNING TUESDAY. SEAS
WILL BE 4 FEET OR LESS OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS, EXCEPT 4-6 FEET
MONDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT WITH THE FRONTAL PASSAGE.

.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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AMZ650-670-231200-
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-
739 PM EDT SAT APR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...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 CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS INCREASING TO
11 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 6 FEET IN THE
GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
WEST SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...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
AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-231200-
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-
739 PM EDT SAT APR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 11 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
11 SECONDS BECOMING 4 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 5 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ630-231200-
BISCAYNE BAY-
739 PM EDT SAT APR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST 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...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-231200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
739 PM EDT SAT APR 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD
2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. NEARSHORE, SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. OFFSHORE, SEAS AROUND 2 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NEARSHORE, WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS,
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. OFFSHORE, WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BECOMING AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING, 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. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-231200-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
739 PM EDT SAT APR 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
4 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. 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.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.

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AMZ610-231200-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
739 PM EDT SAT APR 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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 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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