Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1005 AM 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-GMZ606-190315-
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-
1005 AM 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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AMZ650-670-190315-
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-
1005 AM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...ALONG THE COAST, SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS
BECOMING WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. IN THE GULF STREAM, EAST SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 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 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 SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.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. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...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...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING EAST NORTHEAST IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS SMOOTH.

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AMZ651-671-190315-
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-
1005 AM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO EAST NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO
5 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT 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 SEAS TO
5 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 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 SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. ALONG THE COAST, SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. IN THE GULF STREAM, SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...EAST 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. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH.

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AMZ630-190315-
BISCAYNE BAY-
1005 AM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
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 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ656-657-190315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
1005 AM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

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

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GMZ676-190315-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1005 AM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

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

$$

AMZ610-190315-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
1005 AM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH 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...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...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST LATE IN THE EVENING. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST IN THE EVENING.
LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

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