Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1013 AM 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-GMZ606-200315-
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-
1013 AM 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 TONGIHT AT AROUND
20 KTS, WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KTS. SEAS WILL BUILD TONIGHT TO 7
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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AMZ650-670-200315-
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-
1013 AM EDT SUN MAR 19 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 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
MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...WINDS NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 7 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 11 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. PERIOD
7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.MONDAY...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 8 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...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. NORTH NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. NORTH NORTHEAST SWELL
AROUND 3 FEET LATE IN THE EVENING. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ651-671-200315-
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-
1013 AM EDT SUN MAR 19 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...WINDS NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. 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 CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. 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 A MODERATE CHOP.
.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. 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. 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 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO EAST NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.

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AMZ630-200315-
BISCAYNE BAY-
1013 AM EDT SUN MAR 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...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 NORTHEAST IN
THE MORNING. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-200315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
1013 AM EDT SUN MAR 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...WINDS NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 6 FEET
OFFSHORE. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND
2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. 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 EAST
SOUTHEAST...THEN BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST IN THE EVENING. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NEARSHORE, NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. OFFSHORE,
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NEARSHORE, NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. OFFSHORE, NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST
NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-200315-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1013 AM EDT SUN MAR 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.

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AMZ610-200315-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
1013 AM EDT SUN MAR 19 2017

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

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