Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
412 PM EDT SUN APR 23 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-GMZ606-241200-
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-
412 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
LOW PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE REGION
THROUGH TONIGHT, WITH WINDS SHIFTING TO THE WEST/NORTHWEST IN ITS
WAKE AND GENERALLY UNDER 15 KNOTS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH EMBEDDED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS EVENING
ESPECIALLY FOR THE LOCAL ATLANTIC WATERS, WITH COVERAGE BECOMING
MORE SCATTERED AS THE NIGHT PROGRESSES. ANOTHER ROUND OF WIDELY
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND AN ISOLATED STORM OR TWO WILL BE POSSIBLE
MONDAY AS A FRONTAL PASSAGE MOVES ACROSS THE REGION. WINDS WITH THE
FRONTAL PASSAGE WILL BRIEFLY INCREASE TO AROUND 20 KNOTS, BUT
DURATION SHOULD BE SHORT ENOUGH TO PRECLUDE ANY SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
ISSUANCES.

IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONTAL PASSAGE, THE FLOW WILL GRADUALLY BECOME
SOUTHERLY TO SOUTHEASTERLY 15 KNOTS OR LESS FOR THE REST OF THE WORK
WEEK WITH GENERALLY DRY WEATHER. SEAS WILL GENERALLY BE 4 FEET OR
LESS OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS, EXCEPT BRIEFLY 4-7 FEET WITH THE
FRONTAL PASSAGE MONDAY.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

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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AMZ650-670-241200-
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-
412 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 11 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...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 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. ALONG THE COAST,
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. IN THE GULF STREAM, SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ651-671-241200-
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-
412 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

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

$$

AMZ630-241200-
BISCAYNE BAY-
412 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ656-657-241200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
412 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND WEST NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PERIOD
4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WINDS WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
NEARSHORE, SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
OFFSHORE, SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST 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...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
SOUTH SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...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...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-241200-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
412 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING
BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.

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AMZ610-241200-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
412 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

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

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