Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
319 PM EDT THU MAR 30 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-GMZ606-310830-
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-
319 PM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO WEAKEN TONIGHT, AHEAD OF A COLD
FRONT THAT MAY BRING SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS TO THE SOUTH
FLORIDA WATERS ON FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD BACK OVER THE
REGION FOR THE WEEKEND. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE
REGION FOR THE BEGINNING OF NEXT WEEK, BRINGING ANOTHER CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS NEXT WEEK.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...LOCALIZED WIND OF 15 TO 20 KTS MAY BE
POSSIBLE OVER THE GULF STREAM, WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KTS
POSSIBLE.


THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
MAR 30, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

  9 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 10 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 14 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 16 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.


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AMZ650-670-310830-
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-
319 PM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO WEST SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS INCREASING TO 10 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL TO 9 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. ALONG THE COAST, SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ651-671-310830-
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-
319 PM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS
INCREASING TO 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ630-310830-
BISCAYNE BAY-
319 PM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ656-657-310830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
319 PM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
SOUTH SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD
4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
IN THE MORNING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NEARSHORE, SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
OFFSHORE, SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 15 KNOTS
IN THE MORNING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND SOUTH
AROUND 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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GMZ676-310830-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
319 PM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ610-310830-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
319 PM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST NORTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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