Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
945 AM 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-GMZ606-210215-
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-
945 AM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS...NORTHEAST WINDS 10-15 KT WILL CONTINUE OVER THE
COASTAL WATERS THROUGH AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER
THE AREA THROUGH MID WEEK WILL GENERATE LIGHT EARLY FLOW, DRY
WEATHER, AND IMPROVING BOATING CONDITIONS.

.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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AMZ650-670-210215-
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-
945 AM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FOR SEAS...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 8 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. PERIOD
7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.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 NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT 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. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND
3 FEET IN THE EVENING. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 15 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.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...WINDS EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET ALONG THE COAST
AND 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET IN THE GULF
STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ651-671-210215-
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-
945 AM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FOR SEAS...

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

$$

AMZ630-210215-
BISCAYNE BAY-
945 AM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ656-657-210215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
945 AM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NEARSHORE, NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. OFFSHORE, NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH NORTHWEST. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET
OFFSHORE. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST
NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WINDS NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE MORNING.
WINDS WEST NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WINDS NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NEARSHORE, EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. OFFSHORE,
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING EAST NORTHEAST IN THE EVENING. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST SOUTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ676-210215-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
945 AM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE MORNING.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

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AMZ610-210215-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
945 AM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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