Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
457 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 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-GMZ606-260915-
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-
457 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
MARINE CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY IMPROVE ACROSS THE
LOCAL WATERS THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS. EASTERLY FLOW WILL GRADUALLY
SUBSIDE, HOWEVER, WINDS OF 15 TO 20 KNOTS WILL KEEP EXERCISE
CAUTION CRITERIA OVER THE LOCAL ATLANTIC WATERS. WINDS AND SEAS
WILL CONTINUE TO SUBSIDE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE
AND DRIER WEATHER PREVAIL.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...WINDS OF 15 TO 20 KNOTS TONIGHT.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
MAR 25, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.


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AMZ650-670-260915-
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-
457 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 7 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-260915-
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-
457 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD
5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ630-260915-
BISCAYNE BAY-
457 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-260915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
457 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING EAST NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-260915-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
457 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE EVENING.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST NORTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET.

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AMZ610-260915-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
457 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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