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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
357 AM 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-GMZ606-221630-
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-
357 AM EDT SAT APR 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS WILL BE SOUTHEASTERLY TODAY BEFORE TURNING
WEST SOUTHWEST BY LATE SUNDAY AS A DISTURBANCE CROSSES THE
REGION THIS WEEKEND. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND SOME THUNDERSTORMS
ARE EXPECTED, ESPECIALLY FOR THE SECOND HALF OF THE WEEKEND.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
APR 20, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.


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AMZ650-670-221630-
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-
357 AM EDT SAT APR 22 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 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 SHOWERS THROUGH THE
DAY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
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 INCREASING TO
11 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
PERIOD 11 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...ALONG THE COAST, WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
IN THE GULF STREAM, WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST, WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BECOMING AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. IN THE GULF STREAM,
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...ALONG THE COAST, WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST IN THE EVENING. IN THE GULF STREAM, WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...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.

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AMZ651-671-221630-
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-
357 AM EDT SAT APR 22 2017

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

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AMZ630-221630-
BISCAYNE BAY-
357 AM EDT SAT APR 22 2017

.TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY 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 WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST 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.

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GMZ656-657-221630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
357 AM EDT SAT APR 22 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WINDS EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST 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.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND WEST NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. NEARSHORE, SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. OFFSHORE,
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED
AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
DAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET NEARSHORE AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL TO 8 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-221630-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
357 AM EDT SAT APR 22 2017

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

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AMZ610-221630-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
357 AM EDT SAT APR 22 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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