Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
306 AM EST SAT FEB 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-GMZ606-181630-
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-
306 AM EST SAT FEB 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS...GOOD BOATING CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE LOCAL
WATERS INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH WINDS BELOW 15 KNOTS AND SEAS 4
FEET OR LESS. THE FLOW WILL GRADUALLY VEER THROUGH THE NEXT SEVERAL
DAYS FROM EASTERLY TO SOUTH/SOUTHWESTERLY THIS WEEKEND AND TO NORTHERLY
EARLY NEXT WEEK. A PASSING UPPER-LEVEL DISTURBANCE TO THE NORTH MAY
BRING SOME SHOWERS AND STORMS TO THE LOCAL WATERS LATER TODAY
AND INTO SUNDAY.

.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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AMZ650-670-181630-
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-
306 AM EST SAT FEB 18 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO SOUTH
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 9 SECONDS BECOMING 3 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 8 SECONDS BECOMING 3 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD
3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
DAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO NORTH NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO EAST SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...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 CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ651-671-181630-
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-
306 AM EST SAT FEB 18 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 8 SECONDS BECOMING 3 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...EAST 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. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ630-181630-
BISCAYNE BAY-
306 AM EST SAT FEB 18 2017

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

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GMZ656-657-181630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
306 AM EST SAT FEB 18 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND NORTH
NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NEARSHORE, EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. OFFSHORE,
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE
IN THE EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE
AND EAST SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST
SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ676-181630-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
306 AM EST SAT FEB 18 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ610-181630-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
306 AM EST SAT FEB 18 2017

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

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