Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
951 PM EDT MON APR 24 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-GMZ606-251430-
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-
951 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...GUSTY WEST-NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT
BEHIND A COLD FRONT CURRENTLY EXITING THE REGION. WINDS WILL
DIMINISH AND TURN TO SOUTHWESTERLY AS A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
SETS UP NEAR THE AREA TUESDAY. LATER IN THE WEEK, WINDS TURN TO
SOUTHEAST AND INCREASE AGAIN TO MODERATE LEVELS AS STRONG LOW
PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER THE CENTRAL UNITED STATES. SEAS OF 4-6
FEET OVER OPEN WATERS TONIGHT WILL DECREASE TO UNDER 3 FEET BY
LATE TUESDAY.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...WESTERLY WINDS OF 15-20 KNOTS TONIGHT.

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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AMZ650-670-251430-
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-
951 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN THE GULF STREAM...

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

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AMZ651-671-251430-
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-
951 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN THE GULF STREAM...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 5 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ630-251430-
BISCAYNE BAY-
951 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-251430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
951 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET NEARSHORE AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 8 FEET
OFFSHORE. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NEARSHORE, SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST SOUTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING. OFFSHORE, EAST SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...WINDS SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-251430-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
951 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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AMZ610-251430-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
951 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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