Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
921 AM EST TUE FEB 21 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-GMZ606-220000-
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 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP THE WEATHER QUIET THROUGH TOMORROW. AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT LOOKS TO BRING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
TO THE REGION BY WEDNESDAY, WITH THE FRONT PASSING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SOME WRAP AROUND SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE
THURSDAY, ESPECIALLY IN THE MORNING.

QUIET WEATHER IS FORECAST TO RETURN TO THE REGION ON FRIDAY
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. SEAS ARE FORECAST TO BUILD SLIGHTLY ON
WEDNESDAY TO UP TO 5 TO 6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS WILL
BEGIN TO SUBSIDE ONCE AGAIN ON THURSDAY.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
FEB 20, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

 13 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 15 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 14 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 22 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-220000-
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 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO SOUTH SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS LIKELY
. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
8 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED
AREAS. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...ALONG THE COAST, SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. IN
THE GULF STREAM, SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-220000-
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 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WINDS EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO SOUTH SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS LIKELY
. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST, SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO
20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
IN THE GULF STREAM, SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN
THE EVENING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ630-220000-
BISCAYNE BAY-
921 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-220000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
921 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE
AND WEST NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ676-220000-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
921 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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AMZ610-220000-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
921 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHEAST.
LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH NORTHWEST IN THE MORNING. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.

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