Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
339 AM EST FRI FEB 24 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-GMZ606-242200-
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-
339 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE COASTAL
WATERS THROUGH TODAY BEHIND A DEPARTING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM.
THIS HIGH PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN ON SUNDAY AS A FRONTAL SYSTEM
BECOMES DIFFUSE OVER SOUTH FLORIDA. THE HIGH WILL MOVE EAST INTO
THE ATLANTIC EARLY NEXT WEEK, TURNING WINDS TO A SOUTHEAST
DIRECTION.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AND OCCASIONALLY HIGHER
WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE THIS WEEK AND AGAIN LATE THIS WEEKEND INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK PARTICULARLY ACROSS THE GULF STREAM WATERS OF
PALM BEACH COUNTY.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
FEB 23, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

  6 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
  9 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
  9 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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AMZ650-670-242200-
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-
339 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED
AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-242200-
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-
339 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
4 SECONDS INCREASING TO 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ630-242200-
BISCAYNE BAY-
339 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-242200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
339 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

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

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GMZ676-242200-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
339 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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AMZ610-242200-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
339 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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