Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
256 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-GMZ606-191515-
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-
256 AM EDT SUN MAR 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS 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 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...

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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AMZ650-670-191515-
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-
256 AM EDT SUN MAR 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT 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 SEAS TO 11 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
DOMINANT 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 SEAS TO 8 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 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 SEAS TO 8 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT 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 IN THE EVENING. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. 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
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 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. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ651-671-191515-
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-
256 AM EDT SUN MAR 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTH 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 SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
DOMINANT 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 WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG
THE COAST AND 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET IN THE
GULF STREAM. DOMINANT 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 SEAS TO 6 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT 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 SEAS 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. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ630-191515-
BISCAYNE BAY-
256 AM EDT SUN MAR 19 2017

.TODAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A 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 SOUTHEAST 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 EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING.
BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-191515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
256 AM EDT SUN MAR 19 2017

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

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GMZ676-191515-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
256 AM EDT SUN MAR 19 2017

.TODAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST IN THE EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.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.

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AMZ610-191515-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
256 AM EDT SUN MAR 19 2017

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

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