Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
934 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

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-GMZ606-181430-
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-
934 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS...SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE GULF AND
ATLANTIC WATERS OVERNIGHT. AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL BRING
UNSETTLED WEATHER THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THERE IS A LONG PERIOD
SWELL IN THE ATLANTIC WATERS WHICH WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT BUT
SUBSIDING INTO TOMORROW. ANOTHER COLD FRONT, WITH AREAS OF LOW
PRESSURE RIDING ALONG IT, WILL SINK INTO NORTHERN FLORIDA BY EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
SEP 17, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

  1 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
  5 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
  4 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  8 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-181430-
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-
934 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. EAST
NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND 3 FEET LATE IN THE EVENING. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS INCREASING TO 12 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST SOUTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
MORNING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST IN
THE EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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AMZ651-671-181430-
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-
934 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.

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AMZ630-181430-
BISCAYNE BAY-
934 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN
ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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GMZ656-657-181430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
934 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 1 FOOT. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ676-181430-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
934 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ610-181430-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
934 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST IN THE MORNING. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.

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