Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1012 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

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-GMZ606-060315-
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-
1012 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE AWAY FROM SOUTH FLORIDA TODAY
WITH HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE BUILDING SLOWLY FROM THE WEST THROUGH
THE WEEKEND WITH DRY CONDITIONS PREVAILING.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS AND SEAS AROUND 7 FEET
WILL GRADUALLY IMPROVE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. PERIODS OF
WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS AND SEAS OF 4 TO 6 FEET WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS
OF MAY 05, 2016 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-060315-
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-
1012 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15
TO 20 KNOTS BY THIS AFTERNOON. NEAR-SHORE...SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
OFFSHORE...5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET THIS
MORNING DECREASING TO TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8
FEET THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
WEST NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. ALONG THE
COAST...SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. IN THE GULF STREAM...SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET ALONG
THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE
GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO NORTH
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

AMZ651-671-060315-
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-
1012 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THIS MORNING
DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
NEAR-SHORE TO 4 TO 6 FEET OFFSHORE WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET ALONG
THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE
GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ630-060315-
BISCAYNE BAY-
1012 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ656-657-060315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
1012 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10
TO 15 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET NEARSHORE AND 4 TO 6
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6
SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WINDS NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NEARSHORE...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
OFFSHORE...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ676-060315-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1012 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10
TO 15 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET.

$$

AMZ610-060315-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
1012 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING A
MODERATE CHOP THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

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