Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
325 PM EST THU FEB 16 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-GMZ606-171200-
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-
325 PM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
IMPROVING SEAS AND A RETURN TO GOOD BOATING CONDITIONS WILL EXIST
ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS INTO THE EARLY PART OF THE WEEKEND, AS HIGH
PRESSURE LARGELY REMAINS IN CONTROL. THE FLOW WILL BE OUT OF THE
NORTHWEST INTO TONIGHT, BEFORE GRADUALLY VEERING AND BECOMING
EASTERLY DURING THE DAY FRIDAY AND INTO SATURDAY LESS THAN 15 KNOTS.
OUTSIDE OF SEAS 4-6 FEET THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING HOURS, SEAS WILL
BE 4 FEET OR LESS THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY. A PASSING UPPER-LEVEL
DISTURBANCE LATE SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY MAY BRING THE NEXT CHANCE OF
INCREASING HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO THE LOCAL WATERS.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
FEB 16, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

  7 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 15 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 12 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 14 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-171200-
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-
325 PM EST THU FEB 16 2017

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

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AMZ651-671-171200-
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-
325 PM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 6 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 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.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ630-171200-
BISCAYNE BAY-
325 PM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-171200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
325 PM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. 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...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO
3 FEET OFFSHORE. PERIOD 7 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE
AND EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-171200-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
325 PM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

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AMZ610-171200-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
325 PM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
EVENING. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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