Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1233 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

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-GMZ606-280515-
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-
1233 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A FRONT WILL REMAIN STATIONARY OVER NORTH FLORIDA AS
THE ATLANTIC HIGH SHIFTS SLIGHTLY EAST. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR A
SOUTHEASTERLY TO SOUTHERLY WIND FLOW OVER THE LOCAL MARINE AREA THROUGH
FRIDAY.

TROPICAL STORM ERIKA...LOCATED IN THE NORTHEAST CARIBBEAN SEA...IS
FORECAST TO MOVE WEST NORTHWEST INTO THE BAHAMAS AND POSSIBLY
TOWARDS SOUTHEAST FLORIDA LATE THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS OVER THE COMING DAYS.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...GULF STREAM SEAS WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS LATE
THIS WEEKEND AS ERIKA APPROACHES THE BAHAMAS.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
AUG 27, 2015 AT 1200 UTC...

  4 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 19 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 15 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 15 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-280515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL OUT
20 NM-
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 60 NM-
1233 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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AMZ651-671-280515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF THE BAHAMAS-
1233 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...ALONG THE COAST...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. IN THE GULF STREAM...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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AMZ630-280515-
BISCAYNE BAY-
1233 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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GMZ656-657-280515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
1233 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE.
SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NORTH
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ676-280515-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1233 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NORTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ610-280515-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
1233 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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