Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
354 PM EDT MON MAR 20 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-GMZ606-211200-
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-
354 PM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
GENERALLY GOOD BOATING CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE LOCAL
WATERS THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH WINDS GENERALLY 15 KNOTS OR LESS AS
HIGH PRESSURE AND DRY WEATHER REMAINS IN CONTROL. WITH LIGHT FLOW IN
PLACE, BOTH THE GULF AND ATLANTIC SEA BREEZES ARE EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, LOCALLY
INCREASING WINDS NEAR THE COAST. SEAS WILL BE GENERALLY 4 FEET OR
LESS THROUGH WEDNESDAY, EXCEPT 4-6 FEET THROUGH THIS EVENING IN THE
GULF STREAM.

A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL APPROACH THE REGION FROM THE NORTH THURSDAY
AND BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS TO THE
LOCAL WATERS WITH INCREASING WINDS AND SEAS.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
MAR 18, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-211200-
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-
354 PM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 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 8 SECONDS.
NORTH NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH NORTHEAST
SWELL AROUND 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND
3 FEET IN THE EVENING. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO EAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 8 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL TO 13 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. NORTH SWELL 3 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO EAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF
STREAM. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET ALONG
THE COAST AND 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 13 FEET IN THE
GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.

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AMZ651-671-211200-
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-
354 PM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

.TONIGHT...WINDS EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 6 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
10 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. ALONG THE
COAST, SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET BUILDING
TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. IN
THE GULF STREAM, SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET
BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL TO 11 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.

$$

AMZ630-211200-
BISCAYNE BAY-
354 PM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

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

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GMZ656-657-211200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
354 PM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NEARSHORE, EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
OFFSHORE, NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...NEARSHORE, NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. OFFSHORE, NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NEARSHORE, NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST IN THE AFTERNOON. OFFSHORE, NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
BECOMING NORTH IN THE EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-211200-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
354 PM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

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AMZ610-211200-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
354 PM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST SOUTHEAST IN THE MORNING. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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