Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
342 PM EDT SUN MAR 19 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-GMZ606-200815-
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-
342 PM EDT SUN MAR 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...THE WIND WILL TURN NORTHWEST TODAY WITH THE
PASSAGE OF A WEAK COLD FRONT. MAINLY DRY CONDITIONS WILL
PERSIST, AS MOISTURE IS RATHER LIMITED. STRONGER NORTH AND
NORTHEAST WINDS, AROUND 20 KT, WILL DEVELOP OVER THE ATLANTIC
COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT, ALONG WITH CHOPPY SEAS. THUS, A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE ATLANTIC WATERS. SURFACE
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING TO THE NORTH WILL KEEP WINDS WEAK AND
NORTHEASTERLY THROUGH TUESDAY.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WIND TONIGHT AT AROUND
20 KTS, WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KTS. SEAS WILL BUILD TONIGHT TO
8 TO 9 FEET, AND ARE NOT FORECAST TO SUBSIDE BELOW 7 FEET UNTIL
MONDAY AFTERNOON.

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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AMZ650-670-200815-
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-
342 PM EDT SUN MAR 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO NORTH NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 10 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. PERIOD
6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL TO 9 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. 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 MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST 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...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET. NORTH NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND 3 FEET IN THE EVENING.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
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 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ651-671-200815-
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-
342 PM EDT SUN MAR 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

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

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AMZ630-200815-
BISCAYNE BAY-
342 PM EDT SUN MAR 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN
THE MORNING. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY 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. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ656-657-200815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
342 PM EDT SUN MAR 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND NORTH NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO
5 FEET OFFSHORE. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NEARSHORE, NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
OFFSHORE, NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. PERIOD
2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS
 AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NEARSHORE, NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. OFFSHORE,
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST 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. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST 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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GMZ676-200815-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
342 PM EDT SUN MAR 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.

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AMZ610-200815-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
342 PM EDT SUN MAR 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE EVENING
BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
IN THE MORNING. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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