Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
931 PM EST WED FEB 22 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-GMZ606-231530-
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-
931 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL KEEP BRINGING SHOWERS MAINLY THE
ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT AND THROUGH THURSDAY. THE WIND
ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SYSTEM WILL KEEP WINDS IN THE EXERCISE
CAUTION RANGE FOR THE ATLANTIC WATERS TONIGHT. CONDITIONS WILL
BEGIN TO IMPROVE ON THURSDAY, AS A COLD FRONT EXITS THE AREA,
WITH QUIET WEATHER FORECAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
FEB 20, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

 13 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 15 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 14 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 22 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-231530-
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-
931 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION IN THE GULF STREAM...

.REST OF TONIGHT...ALONG THE COAST, SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. IN THE GULF STREAM, SOUTH
WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO WEST NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH 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 LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST IN THE EVENING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WINDS EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ651-671-231530-
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-
931 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION IN THE GULF STREAM...

.REST OF TONIGHT...ALONG THE COAST, SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. IN THE GULF
STREAM, SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST 10
TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO NORTH
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH 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.
.SATURDAY...ALONG THE COAST, NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN
5 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. IN
THE GULF STREAM, WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ630-231530-
BISCAYNE BAY-
931 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE MORNING
BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ656-657-231530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
931 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE
AND WEST NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
NORTH NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE.
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NEARSHORE, NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE
MORNING. WINDS WEST NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. OFFSHORE,
VARIABLE WINDS 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH AROUND 5 KNOTS IN
THE MORNING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND
2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...WINDS 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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GMZ676-231530-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
931 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.

$$

AMZ610-231530-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
931 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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