Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
935 PM EDT SAT MAR 18 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-GMZ606-191415-
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-
935 PM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE TO THE NORTH OF THE REGION WILL CONTINUE
THE WEAK NORTHEAST FLOW THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. A WEAK COLD FRONTAL
PASSAGE WILL BRING BREEZY NORTHERLY WINDS ALONG WITH A BRIEF
PERIOD OF ROUGH SEAS LATE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY MORNING, AFFECTING
BOTH THE GULF AND ATLANTIC WATERS.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

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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AMZ650-670-191415-
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-
935 PM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10
TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS
INCREASING TO 10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO NORTH NORTHWEST 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 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WINDS 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 TO 10 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 7 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 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. NORTH NORTHEAST
SWELL AROUND 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE 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 WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. NORTH NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.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 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ651-671-191415-
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-
935 PM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST 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 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...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 TO 10 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. PERIOD
6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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 TO 9 FEET IN THE GULF
STREAM. PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO EAST NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 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. 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...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.

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AMZ630-191415-
BISCAYNE BAY-
935 PM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...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 AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST 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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GMZ656-657-191415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
935 PM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15
TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. NEARSHORE, SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. OFFSHORE, SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. NEARSHORE,
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO
AROUND 2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. OFFSHORE, 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 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 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 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.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NEARSHORE, NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. OFFSHORE, NORTH
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. 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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GMZ676-191415-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
935 PM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15
TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PERIOD 5
SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN
THE EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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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AMZ610-191415-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
935 PM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

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

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