Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
921 PM EST TUE FEB 28 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-GMZ606-011515-
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-
921 PM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS...EASTERLY WINDS OF 10 TO 20 KNOTS WILL CONTINUE OVER
THE WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT, THEN TURN EAST WEDNESDAY. A COLD
FRONT WILL SWEEP THROUGH THE REGION LATE THURSDAY. THIS WILL
GENERATE BREEZY NORTHEAST WINDS FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND
INCREASING SEAS. SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS,
MAINLY OVER ATLANTIC WATERS.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
FEB 25, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

 11 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 17 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 10 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 18 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.


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AMZ650-670-011515-
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-
921 PM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...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.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO
10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED
AREAS.

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AMZ651-671-011515-
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-
921 PM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO
10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ630-011515-
BISCAYNE BAY-
921 PM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE EVENING
BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. BAY
WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO
25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ656-657-011515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
921 PM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ676-011515-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
921 PM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS
20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.

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AMZ610-011515-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
921 PM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

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

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